Cold In Hand - John HarveyLondon: William Heinemann, 2008, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper which has a sticker ghost to the top corner of the upper panel. Text complete, clean and tight.
From the cover: “Valentine’s day, and a dispute between rival gangs escalates into bloody violence.
One teenage girl is left dead, another injured, and a police officer is caught in the crossfire.
Detective Inspector Charlie Resnick, nearing retirement, is hauled back to the front line to help deal with the fallout. But when the dead girl’s father seeks to lay the blame on DI Lynn Kellogg, his colleague and partner, Resnick finds the line between personal and professional dangerously blurred.
Meanwhile, a murder case in which Kellogg is the chief investigating officer has stalled. One vital witness is threatened, and another is missing. But when SOCA – the Serious and Organised Crime Agency — starts to show a keen interest in the case, believing there are links to international gunrunning and people trafficking, Lynn Kellogg finds herself drawn into a web of deceit and betrayal that puts both her and Resnick in mortal danger…”