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Before Prime Suspect there was Tennison – this is her story


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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 . . .


Lynda La Plante

Lynda La Plante's novels, including the Prime Suspect novels, have all been international bestsellers. She is an honorary fellow of the British Film Institute and a member of the UK Crime Writers Awards Hall of Fame. She runs her own television production company, and lives in London and Easthampton, New York.

Book Details

Publisher Bonnier Zaffre
Genre Mysteries & Thrillers
Publication Date Mar 06 2018
ISBN 9781499861341


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