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Murder Mile (Tennison, #4) by Lynda La Plante.



Jane Tennision is back in action. Even after being promoted to Woman Detective Sargent, she still maintains her tough-as-nails demeanor. Jane finds herself in another investigation that is much more than it seems when a woman's body is discovered in the streets, strangled and left to die. Prepare yourself, because this time the murderer is sick and twisted. Taking on the impossible. When she gets closer to catching the killer, the stakes rise and she will need to tread carefully. I have to give credit where credit is due, and that's to Jane. She is a determined individual. Being a woman in a male world makes her job harder than it should be. They continuously belittle her while she constantly has to prove herself. Even after this case is resolved, her career remains in jeopardy. Constantly having to prove herself. Another solid read by Lynda.


I really enjoy her books. The characters are interesting and compelling. The amount of research she dedicates to her books results in captivating storytelling. It feels like you're right there in the story, helping Jane solve the crime. As a whole, this book is a remarkable and suspenseful choice. It will keep you guessing till the very end. Just when you think you have everything figured out, another twist comes along. There are plenty of surprises in the book to keep it interesting. This book is a must-read for mystery enthusiasts. It will keep you engaged and flipping through those pages.



Many thanks to @LaPlanteLynda @ZaffreBooks & @Tr4cyF3nt0n for the opportunity to continue to read this fantastic series!.



 

About the Author




Lynda La Plante (born Lynda Titchmarsh) is a British author, screenwriter, and erstwhile actress (her performances in Rentaghost and other programmes were under her stage name of Lynda Marchal), best known for writing the Prime Suspect television crime series.


Her first TV series as a scriptwriter was the six-part robbery series Widows, in 1983, in which the widows of four armed robbers carry out a heist planned by their deceased husbands.

In 1991 ITV released Prime Suspect which has now run to seven series and stars Helen Mirren as DCI Jane Tennison. (In the United States, Prime Suspect airs on PBS as part of the anthology program Mystery!) In 1993 La Plante won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for her work on the series. In 1992 she wrote at TV movie called Seekers, starring Brenda Fricker and Josette Simon, produced by Sarah Lawson.


She formed her own television production company, La Plante Productions, in 1994 and as La Plante Productions she wrote and produced the sequel to Widows, the equally gutsy She's Out (ITV, 1995). The name "La Plante" comes from her marriage to writer Richard La Plante, author of the book Mantis and Hog Fever. La Plante divorced Lynda in the early 1990s.


Her output continued with The Governor (ITV 1995-96), a series focusing on the female governor of a high security prison, and was followed by a string of ratings pulling miniseries: the psycho killer nightmare events of Trial & Retribution (ITV 1997-), the widows' revenge of the murders of their husbands & children Bella Mafia (1997) (starring Vanessa Redgrave), the undercover police unit operations of Supply and Demand (ITV 1998), videogame/internet murder mystery Killer Net (Channel 4 1998) and the female criminal profiler cases of Mind Games (ITV 2001).

Two additions to the Trial and Retribution miniseries were broadcast during 2006.

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