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An Unfamiliar Murder

(2012)
(The first book in the DCI Helen Lavery series)
A novel by

 
 
Some secrets just won't stay buried.

Arriving home from a routine day at work, Anna Cottrell has no idea that her life is about to change forever. But discovering the stabbed body of a stranger in her flat, then becoming prime suspect in a murder inquiry is only the beginning. Her persistent claims of innocence start to crumble when new evidence links her irrevocably with the victim...

Leading her first murder investigation, DCI Helen Lavery unravels a trail of deception, family secrets and betrayal. When people close to the Cottrell family start to disappear, Lavery is forced into a race against time. Can she catch the killer before he executes his ultimate victim?

What readers are saying

“… beautifully and confidently written and impossible to put down once you start.” Christine, NorthernCrimeReviews

“Move over La Plante. We have a new DCI on the case.” Susan May, Suspense Magazine

“A great mystery, almost Christie-esque in its presentation.” Liz Loves Books (Amazon Top 500 reviewer)

“It’s a true “keep them guessing until the end” great mystery thriller that I think even Hitchcock would have liked.” Joanna Lee Doster, Author of Maximum Speed, Pushing the Limit

“An Unfamiliar Murder holds a raw narrative power and moves at an indefatigable pace with a satisfying ending. An engaging thriller that falls into the ‘can’t put it down’ bracket.” Umbreen Ali, Fusion Lifestyle Magazine


Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Jane Isaac's An Unfamiliar Murder

Paperback Editions

February 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: An Unfamiliar Murder (DCI Helen Lavery) (Volume 1)
Author(s): Jane Isaac
ISBN: 1-5239-6978-4 / 978-1-5239-6978-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


January 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: An Unfamiliar Murder
Author(s): Jane Isaac
ISBN: 1-937758-06-0 / 978-1-937758-06-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Rainstorm Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

March 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: An Unfamiliar Murder
Author(s): Jane Isaac
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing
Availability: Amazon   


March 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: An Unfamiliar Murder
Author(s): Jane Isaac
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: An Unfamiliar Murder
Author(s): Jane Isaac
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   


November 2017 : UK Audio CD

Title: An Unfamiliar Murder
Author(s): Jane Isaac
ISBN: 1-78706-378-X / 978-1-78706-378-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


November 2017 : UK Audio CD

Title: An Unfamiliar Murder
Author(s): Jane Isaac
ISBN: 1-78706-414-X / 978-1-78706-414-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: An Unfamiliar Murder (DCI Helen Lavery Book 1)
Author(s): Jane Isaac
Publisher: Jane Isaac
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU