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Down into Darkness

David Lawrence

The naked body of a young woman is found hanging from a tree on a London roadside. Scrawled across her back, the words

DIRTY GIRL
Detective Sergeant Stella Mooney and the AMIP 5 squad are faced with a murder as baffling as it is chilling. With no means to identify the victim and no apparent motive, the case is blocked, until...

A man is found on a bench by the river, his throat cut back to the vertebrae. And, as before, the killer has left a trademark comment:

FILTHY COWARD
Stella and her team can see there's a connection: but what? One victim is a young girl - maybe one of the hookers who work the Strip; the other a researcher for a prominent and controversial MP.

More evidence is needed. And soon enough, it comes: another death; another message...

David Lawrence is a successful poet and scriptwriter. He lives in Barnes, south-west London, and is the author of The Dead Sit Round in a Ring, Nothing Like the Night and Cold Kill, all featuring Stella Mooney.

Division
Penguin
Publication date
22/02/2007
Category
  • Fiction
Format TPS
234 x 153mm
Extent
416
US
St Martin's Press Inc.
Translation
Jonathan Clowes Ltd
Film
Jonathan Clowes Ltd
Serial
Jonathan Clowes Ltd
Audio (Unabridged)
Isis Publishing Ltd
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