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Cold in Hand - John Harvey
Cold in Hand
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It's Valentine’s Day, and a dispute between rival gangs leaves a teenage girl dead.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 Resnick’s partner, DI Lynn Kellogg,... show more
It's Valentine’s Day, and a dispute between rival gangs leaves a teenage girl dead.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 Resnick’s partner, DI Lynn Kellogg, Resnick finds the line between the personal and the professional dangerously blurred.Meanwhile, the Serious and Organised Crime Agency starts to show a keen interest in one of Kellogg’s murder cases—a case the agency is convinced is linked to international gun running and people trafficking. Soon Kellogg is drawn into a web of deceit and betrayal that puts both her and Resnick in mortal danger.In Cold In Hand, John Harvey brings back "one of the most fully realized characters in modern crime fiction" (Sue Grafton) in another heart-stopping procedural.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780151014620 (0151014620)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Charles Resnick (#11)
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EricCWelch
EricCWelch rated it
So what makes a good police procedural: authentic police techniques, good characterization, multiple plot lines, but not so many that they seem irrelevant, a believable resolution.This, the 11th (?) Charlie Resnick meets all the criteria. You can read a summary of the plot in the publisher’s descr...
Jessicathecat
Jessicathecat rated it
This is an engrossing mystery, fairly dark, by one of my favorite authors. Resnick, getting on toward retirement and just as non-conforming as always, has established a stable, loving relationship of the live-in variety with a younger officer on the force. All is lovely until she becomes involved in...
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