Long Way Home

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Penguin Random House, 2014 - Detective and mystery stories - 392 pages
The start of a stunning new crime series from a new young talent: DI ZIgic and DS Ferreira from Peterborough's underfunded Hate Crimes Unit are called in when a man is burnt to death in a garden shed.
The locals call it Englandistan. It lies just north of Peterborough's city centre. It's where the migrants who build your houses, clean your offices and pick your food live. Where gang leaders and slum landlords abuse cheap foreign labour. Where a man can be burned to death in a garden shed without the owners raising the alarm.
DS Ferreira dn DI Zigic from the underfunded Hate Crimes Unit are both representatives of earlier waves of migration to the UK; their experiences give them a personal understanding of the issues involved, but does it also risk clouding their judgement? Against a background of simmering racial tension, Ferreira and Zigic must work with both victims and villains alike in this brilliantly written debut from a new crime writing talent."

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User Review  - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing

The story begins with a fire burning in Phil and Gemma Barlow's outside shed. When the blaze dies down the police discover the shed was padlocked shut with someone sleeping inside. DI Dushan Zigic and ... Read full review

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User Review  - smik - LibraryThing

This story is set in the Fenlands city of Peterborough where migrant workers have flooded into jobs in the town, in the factories, the building industry, the factories, and the pubs. The newly created ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Eva Dolan is an Essex-based copywriter and intermittently successful poker player. Shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Dagger for unpublished authors when she was just a teenager, the first novels in her series starring two detectives from the Peterborough Hate Crimes Unit, Long Way Home and Tell No Tales were published to widespread critical acclaim. Tell No Tales was shortlisted for the Theakston's Crime Novel of the Year and the third in the series, After You Die, was longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger.

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