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The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen
 

The fifth book in the Sunday Times bestselling Jane Tennison series. April 1980 and Jane is the first female detective to be posted to the Met's renowned Flying Squad, commonly known as the 'Sweeney'.

Available for pre-order internationally. Ships upon its international release date of 19 Aug 2019.

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ISBN 9781785768507
Barcode 9781785768507
Published 22 August 2019 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By La Plante, Lynda
Availability Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 19 Aug 2019

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ISBN-13 9781785768507
ISBN-10 1785768506
Stock Available
Status Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 19 Aug 2019
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint Zaffre Publishing
Publication Date 22 August 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By La Plante, Lynda
Category Modern Fiction
Adventure / Thriller
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Number of Pages 512
Dimensions Width: 162mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 43mm
Weight 714g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 993056

Description of this Book

The fifth book in the Sunday Times bestselling Jane Tennison series. April 1980 and Jane is the first female detective to be posted to the Met's renowned Flying Squad, commonly known as the 'Sweeney'. Based at Rigg Approach in East London, they investigate armed robberies on banks, cash in transit and other business premises. Jane thinks her transfer is on merit and is surprised to discover she is actually part of a short term internal experiment, intended to have a calming influence on a team that likes to dub themselves as the 'Dirty Dozen'. The men on the squad don't think a woman is up to the dangers they face when dealing with some of London's most ruthless armed criminals, who think the only 'good cop' is a dead cop. Determined to prove she's as good as the men, Jane discovers from a reliable witness that a gang is going to carry out a massive robbery involving millions of pounds. But she doesn't know who they are, or where and when they will strike . . .

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Lynda La Plante was born in Liverpool. She trained for the stage at RADA and worked with the National theatre and RDC before becoming a television actress. She then turned to writing - and made her breakthrough with the phenomenally successful TV series Widows. Her novels have all been international bestsellers. Her original script for the much-acclaimed Prime Suspect won awards from BAFTA, Emmy, British Broadcasting and Royal Television Society as well as the 1993 Edgar Allan Poe Award. Lynda has written and produced over 170 hours of international television. Lynda is one of only three screenwriters to have been made an honorary fellow of the British Film Institute and was awarded the BAFTA Dennis Potter Best Writer Award in 2000. In 2008, she was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to Literature, Drama and Charity. If you would like to hear from Lynda, please sign up at www.bit.ly/ LyndaLaPlanteClub or you can visit www.lyndalaplante.com for further information. You can also follow Lynda on Facebook and Twitter @LaPlanteLynda.

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