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The Taken

The Taken

(2016)
(The second book in the DI Erica Martin series)
A novel by

 
A tense and powerful police procedural set in the city of Durham where a murdered preacher may be more monstrous than his own killer. There's the lost. There's the missing. And there's the taken. She asked me once if we had any secrets, and I shook my head. 'No secrets between us,' she said. 'No,' I answered. 'Never ever.' In a Durham hotel at dawn, celebrated preacher Tristan Snow is murdered as he prays. None of the other guests - not even his daughter, his wife, or her sister - saw or heard anything. But then again, they all had a motive for murder. Detective Inspector Erica Martin is confronted by secrets and lies, lost in a case where nothing is what it seems. With no answers, DI Martin is consumed by questions: Is anyone in this family innocent? When the victim might have been a monster - is there such a thing as justice? And does anyone deserve to die? Praise for Alice Clark-Platts: 'Had me on the edge of my sun lounger. Excellent plotting and a genuinely unguessable resolution to the mystery' Sophie Hannah 'Grabbed me from the first page and wouldn't let go. A compelling read, beautifully written ... A tense, captivating tale, brilliantly told' Rachel Abbott 'A gripping, highly charged thriller' Ralph Fiennes 'A brilliantly plotted and utterly gripping thriller' Emma Kavanagh 'Superb ... A very assured page-turning storm I read in one sitting' Stav Sherez 'Intriguing and sinister with masterful plotting and tension' Mel Sherratt

Genre: Mystery
 
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Paperback Editions

November 2016 : UK Paperback
Title: The Taken: DI Erica Martin Book 2 (Erica Martin Thriller)
Author(s): Alice Clark-Platts
ISBN: 0-7181-8110-7 / 978-0-7181-8110-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

November 2016 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Taken: DI Erica Martin, Book 2
Author(s): Alice Clark-Platts
Publisher: Penguin AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

November 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Taken: DI Erica Martin Book 2 (Erica Martin Thriller)
Author(s): Alice Clark-Platts
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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