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Darktown

(2016)
(The first book in the Darktown series)
A novel by

 
Atlanta, 1948. In this city all crime is black and white. On one side of the tracks are the rich white neighbourhoods, on the other Darktown, the African American area guarded by the city's first black police force of only eight men.

These cops are kept near powerless by the authorities: they can't arrest white suspects; they can't drive squad cars; they must operate out of a dingy basement.

When a poor black woman is killed in Darktown having been last seen in a car with a rich white man, no one seems to care except for Boggs and Smith, two black cops from vastly different backgrounds. Pressured from all sides, they will risk their jobs, the trust of their community and even their own lives to investigate her death. Their efforts bring them up against a brutal old-school cop, Dunlow, who has long run Darktown as his own turf - but Dunlow's idealistic partner, Rakestraw, is a young progressive who may be willing to make allies across colour lines....

Genre: Historical Mystery    

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October 2016 : USA Hardback
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September 2016 : USA Hardback
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Paperback Editions

June 2017 : USA Paperback
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ISBN: 1-4328-4059-2 / 978-1-4328-4059-4 (USA edition)
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June 2017 : USA Paperback
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February 2017 : UK Paperback
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ISBN: 0-349-14207-6 / 978-0-349-14207-4 (UK edition)
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September 2016 : USA Paperback
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ISBN: 1-5011-5154-1 / 978-1-5011-5154-5 (USA edition)
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September 2016 : UK Paperback
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ISBN: 0-349-14206-8 / 978-0-349-14206-7 (UK edition)
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Audio Editions

September 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Darktown: A Novel
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ISBN: 1-4423-9948-1 / 978-1-4423-9948-8 (USA edition)
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September 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Darktown
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September 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Kindle Editions

September 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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September 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Darktown: A Novel (The Darktown Series Book 1)
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Publisher: Atria Books
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