Murder Mile

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Author : Lynda La Plante
Detail : “Prime Suspect meets Ashes to Ashes as we tend to see Jane Tennison beginning out on her police career . . .

The fourth within the Sunday Times bestselling Jane Tennison thrillers, MURDER MILE is ready at the peak of the ‘Winter of Discontent’. will Jane Tennison uncover a serial killer?

February, 1979, ‘The Winter of Discontent’. Economic chaos has crystal rectifier to widespread strikes across UK.

Jane Tennison, currently a Detective Sergeant, has been announce to Peckham law enforcement agency, one in every of London’s toughest areas. because the rubbish on the streets begins to gather, therefore will the murder count: 2 bodies in as several days.

There are not any suspects and also the manner of death is totally different in every case. the sole link between the 2 victims is that the location of the bodies, found among a brief distance of every different close to Rye Lane in Peckham. 3 days later another murder happens within the same space. Press headlines scream that a manslayer is loose on ‘Murder Mile’ which police incompetence is hampering the investigation.

Jane is below huge pressure to catch the killer before they strike once more.Working long hours with very little sleep, what she uncovers leaves her skeptical her own mind.

‘La Plante excels in her ability to choose out the shocking however plausible details that offer her portrayal of existence in a very station house a rare ring of authenticity’ Sunday Telegraph

‘Classic Lynda, a superb read’ Martina Cole on HIDDEN KILLERS”

The Murder Mile : A Crime Mystery which Will Keep You Hooked

Fiction

Author - Lesley Mcevoy
Publisher - no defined
Pages - 294
ISBN - 9781912986309


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Detail - Forensic Psychologist, Jo McCready is assisting DCI Callum Ferguson on a murder inquiry, when one of her patients is found brutally murdered. Jo was the last person to see Martha Scott alive. She was helping Martha unlock a repressed memory. But during the session, Jo unlocked more than she bargained for. An alter personality introduced himself as the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper - and thanked Jo for setting him free to kill again. As Ferguson's team race to find Martha's killer, a series of copycat killings begin, replicating 'The Autumn of Terror' in 1888. But if Jack is just a figment of Martha's damaged mind, who killed her? As the body count rises, Jo must construct a profile to stop the murderer recreating the terror of the most infamous serial killer of all time. But not everyone is on Jo's side. The Police Intelligence Unit have their own profiler, Liz Taylor-Caine, who resents Jo's involvement as a contributing expert in the case. Suspicion about Jo's involvement in the killings increases when someone close to the team becomes one of Jack's victims. And as the anniversary of the final and most gruesome of all the killings looms, Jo discovers that the killer has one murder on his mind that is far closer to home...

The Murder Mile :

Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc

Author - Paul Collicutt
Publisher - Selfmadehero
Pages - 112
ISBN - 9781906838621


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Detail - Set mainly in America, with a backdrop of the 1954 race to break the four-minute mile, 'The Murder Mile' is hardboiled detective fiction that follows the investigation into the murder of a fictional athlete attempting to break the world record.

Murder Mile High :

Fiction

Author - Lora Roberts
Publisher - Belgrave House
Pages - 233
ISBN - 1610843118


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Detail - The very day Liz Sullivan, freelance writer, returns to Denver to visit her estranged family, her ex-husband’s body is dumped at her parents’ door. Since Liz had once tried to kill her extremely abusive husband, the police think she’s their killer. Liz finds it necessary to do some dangerous sleuthing, if she doesn’t want to find herself in prison again—or dead. 3rd Liz Sullilvan Mystery by Lora Roberts; originally pulished by Fawcett

Murder Mile :

Fiction

Author - Lynda La Plante
Publisher - Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.
Pages - 400
ISBN - 1785764691


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Detail - Prime Suspect meets Ashes to Ashes as we see Jane Tennison starting out on her police career . . . The fourth in the Sunday Times bestselling Jane Tennison thrillers, MURDER MILE is set at the height of the 'Winter of Discontent'. Can Jane Tennison uncover a serial killer? February, 1979, 'The Winter of Discontent'. Economic chaos has led to widespread strikes across Britain. Jane Tennison, now a Detective Sergeant, has been posted to Peckham CID, one of London's toughest areas. As the rubbish on the streets begins to pile up, so does the murder count: two bodies in as many days. There are no suspects and the manner of death is different in each case. The only link between the two victims is the location of the bodies, found within a short distance of each other near Rye Lane in Peckham. Three days later another murder occurs in the same area. Press headlines scream that a serial killer is loose on 'Murder Mile' and that police incompetence is hampering the investigation. Jane is under immense pressure to catch the killer before they strike again.Working long hours with little sleep, what she uncovers leaves her doubting her own mind. 'La Plante excels in her ability to pick out the surprising but plausible details that give her portrayal of everyday life in a police station a rare ring of authenticity' Sunday Telegraph 'Classic Lynda, a fabulous read' Martina Cole on HIDDEN KILLERS

Down and Out on Murder Mile : A Novel

Fiction

Author - Tony O'Neill
Publisher - Harper Perennial
Pages - 274
ISBN -


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Detail - Exhausting their resources in the Los Angeles slums, a junkie and his wife settle in the most violent and corrupt section of London, where he struggles, despite failed treatments, persistent temptation, and tragedy, to reclaim his life, in the darkly humorous, often painful world of a recovering heroin addict. Original. 30,000 first printing.

Little House on the Peace Line : Living and Working as a Pacifist on Belfast's Murder Mile

Belfast (Northern Ireland)

Author - Tony Macaulay
Publisher - no defined
Pages - 210
ISBN - 9780856409929


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Detail - A memoir of managing a charity on Belfast's Murder Mile during the height of the Troubles. Although the subject matter is serious, Tony tells his story with humor and warmth.

The Golden Mile to Murder :

Fiction

Author - Sally Spencer
Publisher - Severn House/ORIM
Pages - 248
ISBN - 1448300525


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Detail - When a bobby’s killed in Blackpool, Chief Inspector Charlie Woodend takes a ride through England’s wild side to get to the bottom of a mystery. The investigation into the brutal murder of a Blackpool policeman during holiday season was never going to be easy, but the case is not Chief Inspector Woodend’s only problem. His new boss, DS Ainsworth, is just waiting for an opportunity to stick a knife in his back; and his invaluable assistant, Bob Rutter, has been replaced by a sergeant more intent on advancing her own career than helping him. Then, it appears, the Blackpool police seem to think it might be better if the killer were never found . . . “Should give the reader a shiver or two.” —Publishers Weekly “Unique settings and psychological details supplement Woodend’s usual antics: a surefire series addition.” —Library Journal

Murder Mile :

Fiction

Author - Tony Black
Publisher - Random House
Pages - 400
ISBN - 1409023605


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Detail - In a cold, windswept field on the outskirts of Edinburgh, lies the brutally mutilated body of a young woman. As DI Rob Brennan looks at the tangled mass of limbs and blood, he feels his heart freeze. Like Fiona Gow five years earlier, this girl has been strangled with her own stockings, sexually mutilated and her eyes have been gouged out. Is this the work of an Edinburgh Ripper? The press certainly think so. Rob Brennan is determined to uncover the truth - however painful that might be. But truth is hard to come by in a world of police rivalries, media hysteria and copycat crime.

Club Seventy Seven :

Author - Peter Knowles
Publisher - Lulu.com
Pages - 111
ISBN - 1445749424


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Detail - Town End Cafe, aka Club 77 was not a club as such, in fact it wasn't a club at all; but a back street cafe. The 77 came from the address of the cafe 'No77', the club was actually a gang of young teenagers who rode motorcycles and dressed the same, leather jackets, ice blue denim jeans, motorcycle boots with white fisherman's socks turned down over the tops and white crash helmets with the number 77 on the side.We met at the cafe not to do anything special, just to hang around and brag about girls and bikes.The table and chairs had all seen better days, they had all been damaged at some time, even patched up and repaired they still bared the scars of many an inconsiderate customer, especially us.

Hidden Killers : A Jane Tennison Thriller

Fiction

Author - Lynda La Plante
Publisher - Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.
Pages - 528
ISBN - 1785764489


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Detail - Jane Tennison has been been promoted to the role of Detective Constable in London's Bow Street CID but she is struggling with some of the decisions her colleagues are making. The more experienced detectives move swiftly from one criminal case to the next, with Jane left doubting both their methods and their finding. When Jane becomes inextricably involved in a multiple rape case she must decide whether to toe the line or endanger her position by seeking the truth. But will her decision put her life in peril?

Square Mile of Murder : Horrific Glasgow Killings

True Crime

Author - Jack House
Publisher - Black & White Publishing
Pages - 194
ISBN - 1845029224


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Detail - Four of Britain's most notorious murders took place within a square mile of Glasgow's city centre around the turn of the last century. Madeleine Smith was accused and found 'Not Proven' of lacing her doomed lover's late night cocoa with arsenic; an 83-year-old woman was brutally battered to death; Oscar Slater, an innocent man, was jailed and Jessie McPherson was brutally struck 40 times with a meat cleaver. Equally chilling are the crimes of Dr Edward William Pritchard, 'The Human Crocodile', who had the coffin lid unscrewed so that he could kiss the lips of the wife he had murdered by slow poisoning. Jack House unravels the fascinating details of the police investigations to provide an insight into these four famous cases. This new illustrated edition also contains a touching profile of Jack House by Robert Jeffrey, Glasgow's true crime expert who brings the Madeleine Smith case up to date and an Introduction by Donald R. Findlay QC, one of Scotland's most celebrated advocates.

The Mile End Murder : The Case Conan Doyle Couldn't Solve

True Crime

Author - Sinclair McKay
Publisher - Aurum Press
Pages - 320
ISBN - 9781781318041


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Detail - In 1860, a 70 year old widow turned landlady named Mary Emsley was found dead in her own home, killed by a blow to the back of her head. What followed was a murder case that gripped the nation, a veritable locked room mystery which baffled even legendary Sherlock Holmes author, Arthur Conan Doyle. With an abundance of suspects, from disgruntled step children concerned about their inheritance and a spurned admirer repeatedly rejected by the widow, to a trusted employee, former police officer and spy, the case led to a public trial dominated by surprise revelations and shock witnesses, before culminating with one of the final public executions at Newgate. This is the case Conan Doyle couldn’t solve and, after confounding the best detectives for years, has finally be solved by author Sinclair McKay. Discover 'whodunit' as the real murderer is revealed for the first time exclusively in this captivating study of a murder case in the nineteenth century, a story never told before.

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