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Above Suspicion (Anna Travis, Book 1) by Lynda La Plante

By Lynda La Plante

The first instalment within the much-loved Anna Travis sequence, from the number 1 bestselling mistress of suspense

Young Anna Travis has been assigned to her first homicide case - a chain of killings that has surprised even the main hardened of detectives. They begun 8 years in the past - now the physique count number is as much as six. the strategy of killing is similar, the backgrounds of the women exact - all drug-users and prostitutes. Then a 7th physique is located. The modus operandi is similar - however the sufferer is a tender scholar with the 'face of an angel'. The profile of the assassin has replaced dramatically.

Determined to earn the honour of her male colleagues, Anna stumbles on a necessary piece of data which hyperlinks one guy to the killings, a much-loved actor on the point of foreign stardom. His arrest may create a media frenzy. but when he have been stumbled on blameless, his wouldn't be the one occupation over - Anna's not easy fought for recognition will be destroyed as soon as and for all …

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She smiled. ” Gennie managed a smile. ” Fiona’s grin was a bit smaller than Gennie’s. “Are you absolutely certain this is what you should be doing? ” As would I, Gennie thought. Close this door if You do not intend me to walk through it, Lord. ” This time her smile was genuine. ” From the corner of her eye, Gennie watched the conductor make his way toward them. ” She squeezed Fiona’s fingers, then released her. ” “Are you certain? ” Fiona stepped into the aisle. ” Fiona looked as doubtful as Gennie felt.

Mae Winslow’s finely tuned senses jumped as the fire bell rang, setting the populace into a motion akin to the stirring of a nest of hornets, and sending Mae into a fit of the vapors. Before the sounding of the alarm, the only stings fair Mae felt in the bleak light of dawn were from her heart and her conscience. She had disappointed dear Henry once again, allowing the calamity that dogged her steps to set her on yet another path leading away from the home and hearth he so freely offered. Surely the long-suffering Henry understood that beneath her buckskin-clad exterior beat a heart that held nothing but love for him despite the vagabond life she must lead.

Gennie suspected the flush in his cheeks was not from the exertion of hauling her luggage. By the time she climbed out of the carriage, her trunk sat atop a pile of luggage beside a Boston-bound train, and Chandler Dodd stood beside the porter with his money clip in hand. She pushed her way inside the train station. Fewer people populated the building than the platforms, and they moved about in a more orderly fashion. Still, the sounds and smells competed with the occasional roar of a train whistle to make Gennie feel genuinely less than well.

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