By Lynda La Plante
The first instalment within the much-loved Anna Travis sequence, from the number 1 bestselling mistress of suspense
Young Anna Travis has been assigned to her first homicide case - a sequence of killings that has stunned even the main hardened of detectives. They all started 8 years in the past - now the physique count number is as much as six. the tactic of killing is the same, the backgrounds of the women exact - all drug-users and prostitutes. Then a 7th physique is located. The modus operandi is identical - however the sufferer is a tender pupil with the 'face of an angel'. The profile of the assassin has replaced dramatically.
Determined to earn the distinction of her male colleagues, Anna stumbles on an essential piece of knowledge which hyperlinks one guy to the killings, a much-loved actor on the point of foreign stardom. His arrest may create a media frenzy. but when he have been chanced on blameless, his wouldn't be the single occupation over - Anna's not easy fought for popularity will be destroyed as soon as and for all …
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Above Suspicion (Anna Travis, Book 1) by Lynda La Plante