Cover Image for The Dirty Dozen
The men on the squad don't think Detective Jane Tennison is up to dealing with some of London's most ruthless armed criminals. Will she prove them wrong?

The Dirty Dozen

filled star filled star filled star filled star star unfilled (321)

It's April 1980 and Jane Tennison is the first female detective to be posted to the Met's renowned Flying Squad, commonly known as the 'Sweeney'. The men on the squad don't think a woman is up to the dangers they face when dealing with some of London's most ruthless armed criminals. Determined to prove she's as good as the men, Jane discovers from a reliable witness that a gang is going to carry out a massive robbery involving millions of pounds. Will she get to them before they strike?

Estimated Ship Date for Winners: August 13th, 2019

Author

Thumb

Lynda La Plante

Lynda La Plante was born in Liverpool. She trained for the stage at Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and worked with the National Theatre and Radio Drama Company before becoming a television actress. She then turned to writing - and made her breakthrough with the phenomenally successful TV series Widows. Her novels have all been international bestsellers. Her original script for the much-acclaimed Prime Suspect won awards from BAFTA, Emmys, British Broadcasting and Royal Television Society as well as the 1993 Edgar Allan Poe Writer's Award. Lynda has written and produced over 170 hours of international television. Tennison was adapted for TV and was broadcast on PBS in 2017. Lynda is one of only three screenwriters to have been made honorary fellow of the British Film Institute and was awarded the BAFTA Dennis Potter Writer's Award in 2000. In 2008, she was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to Literature, Drama and Charity. She is a member of The Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame and is the only lay person to be made a fellow of The Forensic Science Society.

Book Details

Publisher Bonnier Zaffre
Genre Mysteries & Thrillers
Publication Date Aug 20 2019
ISBN 9781499862119

Reviews

First Impressions

Books of the same Genre