By R. J. Ellory
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Winner of the Theakston Crime Novel Award
Washington, embroiled in midterm elections, didn't wish to listen to the reality approximately an unsettling sequence of murders. but if the newspapers mentioned a fourth killing, after they gave the killer a reputation and information of his horrendous crimes, few humans may forget about it.
Detective Robert Miller is assigned to the case and swiftly uncovers a hardship: the sufferers don't formally exist. Their own information don't check in on any recognized platforms, and as Miller finds ever extra tense evidence, he starts off to stand truths concerning the corrupt global he lives in--truths to date faraway from his personal fact that he starts off to worry for his life.
within the culture of the masters of suspense, R. J. Ellory has written a surprising and stressful narrative of politics and violence within the nerve middle of the US. As Detective Miller turns into an increasing number of embroiled within the moving realities of the case, the reader is irresistibly propelled throughout the intrigues and betrayals of Washington's elite. This arguable and well timed novel explores the notions of id and hidden govt dealings, and it's absolute to stick with the reader lengthy after the ultimate web page.
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A Simple Act of Violence: A Thriller by R. J. Ellory