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Title:
Killjoy
Author:
Cleeves, Ann, author.
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Publication Information:
London : Bello, 2014.
Physical Description:
208 pages ; 21 cm
General Note:
Originally published: London: Macmillan, 1993.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781447289111
Format :
Book

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Summary

Killjoy is the fourth novel in the Inspector Ramsay series by Ann Cleeves, author of the Shetland and Vera Stanhope crime series. Gus Lynch is directing the Youth Theatre through a rehearsal. The cast is in place but the female lead, Gabriella Paston, is missing. Later that evening her body is discovered in the boot of Gus's car. Detective Inspector Stephen Ramsay and Sergeant Gordon Hunter are assigned to head the murder enquiry. Meanwhile violence is escalating on the Starling Farm Estate as police battle to contain the latest outbreak of joyriding. Is the death of Gabriella connected to the events at Starling Farm? When another death occurs, investigations suggest a possible link. Ramsay realizes what could have provoked someone to kill . . . and kill again.


Author Notes

Ann Cleeves was born in 1954 in England. She studied English at Sussex University. She then became a British crime-writer. In 2006 she won the Duncan Lawrie Dagger which is the richest crime-writing prize in the world, for her novel Raven Black. She also writes The Vera Stanhope novels which have been transformed into the TV detective series 'Vera'. Her Jimmy Perez novels are dramatozed as the TV series 'Shetland'.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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