Above Suspicion (Anna Travis Mysteries) by Lynda La Plante

By Lynda La Plante

Within the footsteps of Jane Tennison, immortalized through Helen Mirren in top Suspect, comes Anna Travis, a rookie lady detective approximately to embark on her first homicide case. The murders could not be extra ugly. the tactic of killing is similar, the backgrounds of the women very related -- all are prostitutes. because the publication opens, a 7th physique is located, related modus operandi however the sufferer this time is a candy younger pupil. Anna stumbles on a necessary piece of knowledge that hyperlinks one guy to the killings, a widely known, much-loved actor. His protestation of innocence is convincing, and Anna can be succumbing to his flattering recognition. What if he's arrested, the media erupts, and he's the incorrect guy?

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Langton inhaled deeply, then the smoke streamed from his nostrils. ’ she overheard Lewis ask his superior quietly. ‘Yeah. But you watch. ’ Now Langton’s gaze fell on Anna. He stared un-apologetically at her. ’ ‘I knew your father. ’ ‘Thank you,’ she said softly. Detective Chief Superintendent Jack Travis had retired two years ago, only to die from cancer six months later. Anna still missed him terribly. She had adored her generous, loving and supportive father, and it was a source of grief for her that he was gone before she made it in plain clothes.

Up front, Lewis and Barolli were joined by eight detectives and six uniformed officers. The two female detectives were a large blonde woman who looked to be of retirement age and a tall thin-faced woman in her mid-thirties with badly capped teeth. The superintendent who had overall charge of the enquiry, DCS Eric Thompson, entered, closely followed by Langton. Thompson had an athletic look about him: his face fresh, his shoulders upright; he stood as if poised on the balls of his feet. His thinning hair was combed back from a high forehead.

Jean, the only other occupant, returned her greeting with a lukewarm smile. ‘You must be joking. They’ve been in the briefing room for an hour. ’ ‘Nobody mentioned it last night,’ Anna protested, taking off her coat. She quickly returned the files to the filing cabinet before heading to the door. ‘Did you get permission to take those away? ’ ‘I am aware of that, Jean,’ Anna replied, trying to curb her irritation, ‘but I asked DCI Langton if I could take them, to catch up. I signed them out in the logbook and desk diary.

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