The Red Dahlia

Lynda La Plante (Author)
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Description

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER!

FOR THOSE WHO LOVE MYSTERIES BUT WISH THAT PATRICIA CORNWELL HAD A DIRTIER MIND, * the author of Above Suspicion and the acclaimed Prime Suspect series returns with a new mystery.

When the body of a young girl is found dumped on the banks of the Thames, even the police are shocked by the brutality of her murder: horrifically mutilated, severed in half, and drained of blood, her corpse is an obvious mirror image of the famous Black Dahlia murder in 1940s Los Angeles.

Now Detective Inspector Anna Travis must race against time to catch this copycat killer. She turns to her mentor, the brilliant and volatile Detective Chief Inspector James Langton, but the frictions of their romantic relationship are complicating the case. And then a second girl is found...

Product Details

Price
$16.00
Publisher
Atria Books
Publish Date
July 03, 2007
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.2 X 1.1 X 8.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781416532194

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About the Author

Lynda La Plante's novels, including the Prime Suspect series, have all been international bestsellers. She is an honorary fellow of the British Film Institute and a recipient of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Dennis Potter Writers Award. Awarded a CBE, she is a member of the UK Crime Writers Awards Hall of Fame. She lives in London.

Reviews

"Breathless stuff which ranks impressively against the best of Prime Suspect."

-- The Guardian (UK)