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Mission Flats

Mission Flats

Author: William Landay
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In a small town in Maine, nothing much happens. Even the Chief of Police, Ben Truman, is thinking about leaving. That is, until he discovers a body in a cabin up by the lake. The dead man turns out to be a Boston prosecutor who had been investigating a series of gang-related murders. When Truman heads to the city to follow the few leads he has on the case, he is not welcomed by the local police - after all, big city crime is not something he has had any experience with. But Truman refuses to let go of the case. With the help of a retired cop, he becomes embroiled in an investigation which reaches back to a killing 20 years ago...

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A Chief of Police who is looking for a way out...a retired cop...and a murder which reaches back 20 years... The brilliant, award-winning novel from the author of DEFENDING JACOB


Winner of CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2003.


A most assured debut, cleverly plotted with an unguessable ending SUNDAY TELEGRAPH Compelling...marks the blooding of a major new talent, with shades of Scott Turow GUARDIAN Landay writes with eloquent intensity...about the no-win ethical choices that can corrupt or otherwise crush a good cop NEW YORK TIMES An impressive and constantly surprising debut...the main plot twist knocks you sideways and there's more to come. A marvellous, unexpected novel TIME OUT

Author description

William Landay was an assistant district attorney before he turned to writing. He lives in Boston. Visit his website

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General Fields

  • : 9781409136200
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : August 2013
  • : 197mm X 128mm X 30mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 512
  • : 813.6
  • : Paperback
  • : William Landay