Blunt Force

The 6th book in the Tennison series

Blunt Force by Lynda La Plante Book Cover

The brightest lights hide the darkest secrets…

Things can’t get much worse for detective Jane Tennison. Unceremoniously kicked off the adrenaline-fuelled Flying Squad, she now plies her trade in Gerald Road, a small and sleepy police station in the heart of London’s affluent Knightsbridge.

With only petty crime to sink her teeth into, Tennison can feel her career slowly flatlining. That is until the discovery of the most brutal murder Jane has ever seen: Charlie Foxley has been found viciously beaten to death with a cricket bat – his body dismembered and disembowelled.

As a big-time theatrical agent, Foxley had a lot of powerful friends – but just as many enemies. And alongside her old friend DS Spencer Gibbs, Tennison must journey into the salacious world of show business to find out which one is the killer, before they strike again.

Praise for the Jane Tennison series:

An absorbingly twisty plot’ – Guardian

Enthralling’ – Heat

A rollicking period piece’ – Mail on Sunday

It may be apprentice Tennison, but it’s vintage La Plante’ – Independent

Fast-paced, tense and a great read’ – Sun

The pace is breathless and the plot is satisfyingly full of twists and turns’ – Independent on Sunday

A terrific, gutsy backstory for the heroine of TV’s Prime Suspect’ – Woman & Home
La Plante excels in her ability to pick out the surprising but plausible details that give her portrayal of everyday life in a police station a rare ring of authenticity’ – Sunday Telegraph

  • Hardback ISBN 978-1785769856
  • Paperback ISBN 978-1785769870
  • eBook ASIN B085DWZCGR
  • Audiobook ASIN B08BCQTNPS

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