A deadly thriller filled with shocking twists
By Martina Cole
THE LADYKILLER: the first novel in the DI Kate Burrows series - the only time Martina Cole has written from the perspective of the Old Bill.
He's every woman's worst nightmare...
THE LADYKILLER is the first book in the DI Kate Burrows series: the only time the 'undisputed queen of crime writing' (Guardian) and Sunday Times bestseller Martina Cole has written from the perspective of the Old Bill.
A killer is on the loose. It's up to DI Kate Burrows to stop him.
But Kate has a problem. The Grantley Ripper has attacked the daughter of one of London's most infamous gangsters, Patrick Kelly, and now Kate's investigation, along with her heart, are dangerously entwined with him.
As the worlds of crime and law collide, will Kate take down the Ladykiller, or will he be her undoing?
Her unique take on London's criminal underworld will have you hooked, so don't miss the rest of the DI Kate Burrows series, BROKEN, HARDGIRLS and DAMAGED
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10 Dec 2009
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'Right from the start [Cole] has enjoyed unqualified approval for her distinctive and powerfully written fiction' — The Times
Intensely readable — Guardian
'Martina Cole explores the shady criminal underworld, a setting she is fast making her own' — Sunday Express
'Utterly compelling' — Mirror
'The story will grip you from the first pages' — Best
'Gritty novel from an author who knows intimately the world she writes about' — Express
'Cole is brilliant at portraying the good among the bad, and vice versa, so until the very end we never quite know who to trust. This is the very stuff that makes her so compelling' — Daily Mirror