A coffin is dug up by builders in the grounds of an historic convent – inside is the body of a young nun.
In a city as old as London, the discovery is hardly surprising. But when scratch marks are found on the inside of the coffin lid, Detective Jane Tennison believes she has unearthed a mystery far darker than any she’s investigated before.
However, not everyone agrees. Tennison’s superiors dismiss it as an historic cold case, and the Church seems desperate to conceal the facts from the investigation.
It’s clear that someone is hiding the truth, and perhaps even the killer. Tennison must pray she can find both – before they are buried forever . . .
In Unholy Murder, Tennison must lift the lid on the most chilling murder case of her career.
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
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- Hardback ISBN 978-1785765421
- Paperback ISBN 978-1838774516
- eBook ASIN B08THLV392
- Audiobook ASIN B0953WM731