By Bateman and Bateman
MURPHY'S LAW is the first in series of novels that was also a hugely popular BBC1 series featuring James Nesbitt, from acclaimed author Colin Bateman
Detective Martin Murphy has been given one last chance. After a terrible experience working undercover in Northern Ireland, he's in London, and about to fail another psychological assessment. While his life spirals out of control, his boss sends him back undercover to expose a gang of diamond thieves who have just burnt a security guard alive. As he gets closer to the gang's leader, Murphy realises their plans are more ambitious - and more deadly - than anyone expected...
Colin Bateman was born in Northern Ireland in 1962. For many years he was the deputy editor of the County Down Spectator. He received a Northern Ireland Press Award for his weekly satirical column, and a Journalist's Fellowship to Oxford University. His first novel, DIVORCING JACK, won the Betty Trask Prize.
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06 Jan 2011
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