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Spike by John Burns
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An adulterous MP is perfect front page material for a tabloid reporter like Max Chard - even more so when the mistress is found dead . . .It is not often that a Chief Crime Correspondent is expected to loiter in the dark outside a young woman's house watching her bedroom window. But there are two reasons why Max Chard is doing just that at 8 Turnbull Mews. First, he has been told to by his Editor. And secondly, because his tabloid has received a tip-off that whiter-than-white Labour MP Howard Lanche is spending his nights there with a woman who is definitely not Mrs Lanche. But there's something not quite right about this story. Why, after Max has confirmed the tip-off, is his Editor so reluctant to run the scoop? Who is the mysterious man in black also loitering in Turnbull Mews? When the body of a young woman is in Lanche's constituency, Max realises he has a far bigger story than an adulterous MP on his hands . . . 'A powerful piece of storytelling.' Crime Time ' Fast, furious and funny.' Yorkshire Post

Author Biography

John Burns is an award-winning Fleet Street journalist and the author of novels Hack, Snap and Nark. He worked for the Daily Express for many years as their crime reporter, and is now a freelance journalist. He lives with his wife and sons in London.
Release date NZ
November 9th, 2001
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Pan Books
Pages
336
Dimensions
111x178x20
ISBN-13
9780330391061
Product ID
1753853

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