Lynda La Plante

1 Tennison

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2018-03-06
Description :  Before Prime Suspect there was Tennison - this is her story.<br /><br />1973. After leaving the Metropolitan Police Training Academy, 22 year-old Jane Tennison is placed on a probationary exercise in Hackney, London where criminality thrives. At first she struggles to deal with the shocking situations she faces, receiving no help or sympathy from her superiors. Jane feels out of her depth in this male-dominated, chauvinistic environment. Then she is given her first murder case . . .

2 Blood Line

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2012-10-23
Description :  Award-winning and international bestselling author Lynda La Plante brings back her popular series character, London Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis of the Murder Squad, to work a seventh case in Blood Line. La Plante, who bestselling crime fiction author Karin Slaughter (Blindsided) says “practically invented the thriller,” is best known for her Prime Suspect novels, the basis for the wildly popular BBC series starring Helen Mirren and a recent U.S. incarnation featuring Maria Bello. In Blood Line, Anna takes on a high profile missing person investigation which might well develop into the hunt for a murderer, especially when a pool of blood is discovered but no body. Crime fiction fans who appreciate a good cop and a good murder—especially Ian Rankin, Ruth Rendell, Elizabeth George, Peter Robinson, and Val McDermid readers—will be eagerly following the trail of evidence every step of the way.

3 Clean Cut

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2008-09-30
Description :  From the internationally bestselling author of <i>Above Suspicion,</i> <i>The Red Dahlia, </i>and <i>Wrongful Death</i>—a gripping police procedural featuring Anna Travis.<br /><br />Dedicated, intuitive, and utterly obsessive, DCI James Langton is ruthless in his pursuit of a gang of illegal immigrants, the murderers of a young prostitute. When one of them nearly kills him, Anna Travis nurses his wounds and bears the brunt of his frustrations, putting her own life and career on hold. But then one of Anna's own cases -- the seemingly motiveless murder of a quiet, studious woman -- turns out to be linked with Langton's, and Anna becomes the gang's next target. As <i>USA Today</i> wrote of La Plante's <i>Above Suspicion</i>, "There is no sugarcoating on this 100-proof police procedural." La Plante's legions of fans will not be disappointed.

4 Tennison

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2017-06-29
Description :  <b>1973.</b><br />After leaving the Metropolitan Police Training Academy, 22 year-old Jane Tennison is placed on a probationary exercise in Hackney, London where criminality thrives. At first she struggles to deal with the shocking situations she faces, receiving no help or sympathy from her superiors. Jane feels out of her depth in this male-dominated, chauvinistic environment.<br />Then she is given her first murder case . . .

5 Good Friday

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2018-05-01
Description :  Before&#xa0;Prime Suspect there was Tennison - this was her story<br /><br />In the race to stop a deadly attack just pray she's not too late . . . March, 1976. The height of The Troubles. An IRA bombing campaign strikes terror across Britain. Nowhere and no one is safe. When detective constable Jane Tennison survives a deadly explosion at Covent Garden tube station, she finds herself in the middle of a media storm. Minutes before the blast, she caught sight of the bomber. Too traumatised to identify him, she is nevertheless a key witness and put under 24-hour police protection. As work continues round the clock to unmask the terrorists, the Metropolitan police are determined nothing will disrupt their annual Good Friday dinner dance. Amid tight security, hundreds of detectives and their wives and girlfriends will be at St Ermin's Hotel in central London. Jane, too, is persuaded to attend. But in the week leading up to Good Friday, Jane experiences a sudden flashback. She realises that not only can she identify the bomber, but that the IRA Active Service Unit is very close to her indeed. She is in real and present danger. In a nail-biting race against time, Jane must convince her senior officers that her instincts are right before London is engulfed in another bloodbath.

6 Hidden Killers

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2018-04-03
Description :  Before Prime Suspect there was Tennison - this is her story<br /><br />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?

7 Hidden Killers

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2017-06-29
Description :  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.<br /><br />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.<br /><br />But will her decision put her life in peril?

8 Royal Heist

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2004-07-13
Description :  From Lynda La Plante, one of the world’s greatest crime writers, <b>Royal Heist</b> is a big, dashing novel of deception, passion, and international suspense, in which a man with a dangerous double life masterminds the greatest robbery of all time.<br /><br />With a beautiful family and a magnificent fortune, Edward de Jersey is making news with his prized racehorse Royal Flush. But while de Jersey socializes with the cream of English society, he keeps to himself the details of his background and how he acquired his wealth. The son of an East End bookie, de Jersey reinvented himself as an aristocrat after pulling off some of England’s most notorious heists. He has no intention of ever going back to crime . . . until his financial adviser loses his entire fortune in a disastrous investment and de Jersey decides to retrieve it the old-fashioned way: by stealing it.<br /><br />From Monaco to the Hamptons, from London to the shadowy back alleys of cyberspace, de Jersey goes into action, using guile, force, and the latest technology to put together the perfect plan. Drawing on the expertise of a computer hacker with a passion for Elvis, the inside knowledge of a dying aristocrat, and the skill of a professional impersonator, de Jersey is ready to commit his greatest and final crime. He’s going to steal the crown jewels from under the nose of the royals themselves.<br /><br />Now, as Royal Flush prepares for a spectacular run at the Derby, de Jersey faces his moment of truth: How much is he willing to risk to win the sport’s most coveted prize? And just how far will he go to get away with the perfect crime? <br /><br />A novel that builds to an amazing crescendo of suspense, <b>Royal Heist </b>is a glamorous and gritty tale of men and women bound together by love, greed, trust, and mistrust. With all the pounding excitement of a high-stakes horse race, this is fiction that takes hold, doesn’t let go, and dares us to keep guessing until the very end.<br /><br /><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>

9 Above Suspicion

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2006-01-03
Description :  In the footsteps of Jane Tennison, immortalized by Helen Mirren in <i>Prime Suspect,</i> comes Anna Travis, a rookie female detective about to embark on her first murder case. The murders couldn't be more gruesome. The method of killing is identical, the backgrounds of the girls very similar -- all are prostitutes. As the book opens, a seventh body is found, same modus operandi but the victim this time is a sweet young student. Anna stumbles on a vital piece of information that links one man to the killings, a well-known, much-loved actor. His protestation of innocence is convincing, and Anna might be succumbing to his flattering attention. What if he is arrested, the media erupts, and he is the wrong man?

10 Murder Mile

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Release Date :  2018-09-04
Description :  Prime Suspect meets Ashes to Ashes as we see Jane Tennison starting out on her police career . . .<br /><br />The fourth in the&#xa0;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 Criminal Investigation Department, 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.

11 The Red Dahlia

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2007-07-03
Description :  <b>THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER!</b> <br /><br /> "FOR THOSE WHO LOVE MYSTERIES BUT WISH THAT PATRICIA CORNWELL HAD A DIRTIER MIND,"* the author of <i>Above Suspicion</i> and the acclaimed <i>Prime Suspect</i> series returns with a new mystery. <br /><br /> 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. <br /><br /> 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...

12 Prime Suspect

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2011-09-20
Description :  An international bestseller, Lynda La Plante’s thrilling detective novel Prime Suspect introduced readers around the world to Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison, a gritty investigator locked in a tooth-and-nail struggle to claim the authority, acceptance, and respect she deserves from Scotland Yard's chauvinist detective squad—even as she desperately tracks the maniac now running loose in the streets of London. Fans of Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Millhone books and the work of Kathy Reichs or Karin Slaughter will be immediately drawn to La Plante’s Jane Tennison, the remarkable, no-nonsense police woman who laid the groundwork for all the rest who followed.

13 Wrongful Death

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Police Procedural  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $13.99
Release Date :  2015-01-06
Description :  London’s Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis must decide where her loyalties lie, duty to the job or personal ambition, in this masterful tale of suspense from the award-winning, international bestselling author of the Prime Suspect series—one of today’s finest crime writers, alongside such talents as Sophie Hannah, Ruth Rendell, Kate Atkinson, and Ian Rankin.<br /><br />Six months ago, London nightclub owner Josh Reynolds was found dead. Ruled a suicide, the police investigation was closed. Then a young man, awaiting trial for armed robbery, tells his guards that Reynolds was murdered, and that he has information to share.<br /><br />DCI Anna Travis is scheduled to leave for training at Quantico, as part of an exchange between the Met and the FBI. But before she can leave, she’s got to review the case thanks to her boss, DCS James Langton. Joining her team is senior FBI agent and crime scene expert Jessie Dewar.<br /><br />The American’s brash manner quickly ruffles feathers throughout the Met, and what should have been a simple matter of tying up loose ends becomes a political powder keg when the competence of the original investigation team is challenged. Suddenly, Anna is faced with a dangerous choice. Will she close ranks to protect her people, or push to find the truth no matter what the consequences?

14 Backlash

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Police Procedural  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2013-10-15
Description :  Award-winning and international bestselling author Lynda La Plante returns with the eighth installment in her acclaimed series featuring London's Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis.<br /><br />Late night on a notorious high-rise estate in the borough of Hackney. A woman on the street never makes it home after a long night of drinking. A white van is being driven erratically. The driver is pulled over by the police and questioned. A suspect . . . an arrest . . . a confession. Case closed?<br /><br />Five years earlier, a thirteen-year-old girl disappeared in broad daylight on a busy London street. Detective Chief Superintendent James Langton headed the investigation; the case was never solved. It has haunted him ever since. And now comes another confession, to this murder, and to one more besides. But is it too good to be true? After being pulled into the fray, Anna Travis isn't so sure that they have their man.<br /><br />Then the suspect changes his story. . . .

15 Widows

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Release Date :  2018-06-05
Description :  THE BASIS FOR STEVE MCQUEEN'S UPCOMING MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, WIDOWS IS A FAST-PACED HEIST THRILLER WITH AN ALL FEMALE CAST YOU WON'T FORGET.<br /><br />Before PRIME SUSPECT there was WIDOWS . . . Facing life alone, they turned to crime together. Dolly Rawlins, Linda Pirelli and Shirley Miller are left devastated when their husbands are killed in a security van heist that goes disastrously wrong. When Dolly discovers her husband Harry's bank deposit box, containing a gun, money - and detailed plans for the hijack - she realises that she only has three options: 1. Give up and forget she ever found them; 2. Hand over Harry's ledgers to the police, or to the thugs that have been hassling her for information they think she has; 3. She and the other widows could carry out the robbery themselves Novices in the craft of crime, the three women make their preparations. Along the way they discover that Harry's plan required four people, not three. But only three bodies were discovered in the carnage of the original hijack - so who was the fourth man, and where is he now? Recruiting hooker Bella O'Reilly as their fourth, the widows are determined to execute their plan. Facing mounting pressure from DI Resnick, and local thugs Arnie and Tony Fisher, can they stick together and finish the job their husbands started . . .

16 Blind Fury

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Police Procedural 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2011-07-05
Description :  When the body of a young woman is discovered close to a highway service station, Detective Inspector Anna Travis is brought on to the team of investigators by her former lover and boss, Detective Chief Superintendent Langton. As more evidence is uncovered, the team realizes that they are contending with a triple murder investigation—and no suspect. <br /><br />But then a murderer Anna helped arrest years ago makes contact from prison. Cameron Welsh insists that he can help track down the killer, but he will divulge his secrets only to Anna herself. Does he really have an insight into another criminal’s mind, or is he merely intent on getting into hers? <br /><br />The team soon realizes that they are dealing with a killer whose deviousness has enabled him to commit horrific crimes, yet remain undetected for years. As the case draws to a close, Welsh’s obsession for Anna fuels a terrifying rage that will have disastrous consequences for Anna, who finds herself staring into the face of a desperate personal tragedy.

17 Deadly Intent

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Police Procedural  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $12.99
Release Date :  2009-07-07
Description :  From award-winning author Lynda La Plante comes the latest detective story involving Anna Travis, who must juggle old and new love affairs while tracking down one of the world’s deadliest drug dealers.<br /><br />Ruthless drug trafficker Alexander Fitzpatrick is one of the most wanted men in the Western hemisphere. But for ten years, there’s been no sign of him. Is he dead, or just trying to appear that way? When an ex-colleague from the murder squad is found shot in a dank drug den, Anna Travis is pulled into the case. She’s grateful for the distraction after her breakup with DCI Langton, and soon finds herself involved with someone new. <br /><br />But as the bodies pile up and the mystery deepens, Travis and Langton must put aside their personal history and work together to track down one of the shrewdest criminals they’ve ever encountered.

18 Tennison (Tennison, #1)

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $15.99
Release Date :  2016-09-30
Description :  Ikonen från TV-serien Prime Suspect i ny deckarserie »Det här är både spännande och väldigt välskrivet. Julklappstips!« | GOMORRON SVERIGE »Vi möter här den unga, intelligenta och ambitiösa Jane Tennison, i en njutbar spänningsroman med uppslukande handling och högt tempo.« | THE GUARDIAN I Tennison skildrar Lynda La Plante författaren bakom den brittiska kriminalserien Prime Suspect [I mördarens spår] - än en gång huvudpersonen Jane Tennison: den här gången som nyutexaminerad polis i problemdistriktet Hackney i östra London. Året är 1973 och i den manschauvinistiska polismiljön tvingas Tennison snabbt lära sig hantera chockerande situationer utan någon som helst hjälp eller sympati från sina överordnade. Snart blir hon involverad i sitt första mordfall: en ung, heroinberoende kvinna har hittats död. Strypt. Brittiska Prime Suspect är en av de mest innovativa kriminal-TV-serierna någonsin. För sin realism och råa ton, men mest för huvudpersonen Jane Tennison, en av de första kvinnliga TV-deckarlegenderna (spelad av Helen Mirren). Även Tennison har nu adapterats för en TV-serie - med manus av Lynda La Plante själv - och kommer att premiärvisas i brittisk TV under hösten 2016. LYNDA LA PLANTE, född i Liverpool 1943, är en brittisk romanförfattare och manusförfattare. Hon tilldelades det prestigefyllda litteraturpriset Edgar Allan Poe Writers Award för TV-serien Prime Suspect. Serien vann även en Emmy Award. »Otroligt välskriven.« Betyg 4 av 5 | MAGNUS UTVIK, GOMORRON SVERIGE »Lynda La Plante tar dig i kragen och trycker upp dig mot väggen. Tempot är andlöst och historien full av spännande vändningar. Det är inte ett dugg överraskande att det ska göras en ny TV-serie av Tennison.« | THE INDEPENDENT »Mästarinnan av suspense. Superb berättare.« | DAILY EXPRESS »Klassisk Lynda La Plante, fantastisk läsning.« | MARTINA COLE

19 Prime Suspect 3

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2011-10-04
Description :  In Prime Suspect 3, Lynda La Plante’s no-nonsense detective, Jane Tennison, takes on the most insidious nemesis she’s ever faced—her own mounting obsessions. Determined to bring justice to the murder of a teenaged male prostitute, but thwarted by conspiracy, corruption, and chauvinism at every level of her own police force, Jane is starting to crack. And though she’s finally broken through the glass ceiling of her old station house and been promoted to the Soho Vice Squad, her furious quest for the truth will put everything she’s accomplished back on the line. Readers of Laura Lippman’s Tess Monaghan thrillers, La Plante’s Anna Travis mysteries, and television series like Bones, The Closer, and Law and Order: SVU will not want to miss the final, memorable chapter in the hard-boiled female detective series that started them all—Prime Suspect 3: Silent Victims.

20 Prime Suspect 2

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  2011-10-04
Description :  The fast-paced followup to Lynda La Plante’s first Prime Suspect thriller, Prime Suspect 2: A Face in the Crowd brings reunites readers with Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison as she hunts down a mysterious killer hidden amidst London’s dark streets and dockways—and as she continues to struggle against the male dominated politics of Scotland Yard. The no-nonsense detective will strike a chord with readers of Laura Lippman’s Tess Monaghan books or La Plante’s own Anna Travis mysteries, and will wow fans of the television series Bones, The Closer, and Law and Order: SVU.

21 Silent Scream

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Police Procedural 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2010-07-06
Description :  Film star Amanda Delany has the world at her feet. Never one for the quiet life, she has had a string of affairs with the hottest actors around. Then, coming home late from a night shoot, Amanda puts the key in her front door for the very last time. The next morning, Amanda’s body is found, stabbed many times, only her beautiful face left unharmed.<br /><br />&#xa0;<br /><br />DI Anna Travis is ordered to the team assigned to the Delany murder, headed by Anna’s former lover, the demanding DCI James Langton. Anna is shocked by the truth behind Amanda’s public image: her addictions to drugs and starvation diets; her cold, unemotional parents; her elusive film agent; and the former lovers so quick to distance themselves. But Anna has challenges of her own to overcome too. Promotion to Chief Inspector is within her grasp, but when the time comes for her to stand before the board, she faces a shocking accusation of personal misconduct.<br /><br />&#xa0;<br /><br />With insider authenticity derived from La Plante’s years in the film world and a heroine worthy of her predecessor, Prime Suspect’s Jane Tennison, Silent Scream is La Plante’s best yet.

22 Dolda mördare (Tennison, #2)

Author : Lynda La Plante
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $15.99
Release Date :  2017-10-04
Description :  Andra boken i den TV-aktuella serien om Tennison »Mästarinnan av spänning. En lysande berättare.« | Daily Express »En helt fängslande intrig full av vändningar.« | The Guardian En prostituerad kvinna i blå pälskappa kommer gående, till synes ensam, i mörkret i Hackney Fields. Men någon väntar på henne… En kvinna hittas död i sitt badkar, med ett sovande litet barn i rummet bredvid. Rör det sig om en olycka – eller om ett till synes perfekt genomfört mord? När Jane Tennison befordras till kriminalassistent i Londondistriktet Bow Street drabbas hon direkt av inre konflikter. Hennes långt mer erfarna kollegor rör sig snabbt från det ena fallet till det andra, medan Jane ofta tvivlar på deras slutsatser. När hon blir involverad i ett fall som rör en rad våldtäkter tvingas Jane sätta sitt eget liv på spel. Ska hon anpassa sig till polisdistriktets allmänna linje – eller riskera sin position genom att trots allt söka sanningen? LYNDA LA PLANTE, född i Liverpool 1943, är en brittisk roman- och manusförfattare. Hon tilldelades det prestigefyllda litteraturpriset Edgar Allan Poe Writer’s Award för TV-serien Prime Suspect. Serien vann även en Emmy Award. Dolda mördare är den andra boken i hennes nya serie om den unga Jane Tennison, som även den nu adapterats för TV och sålts till bland annat USA, Tyskland, Holland, Sverige och Danmark. Den nya serien, Prime Suspect 1973, visas på SVT under 2017. »Uppslukande.« | Heat



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