cover image Blind Fury

Blind Fury

Lynda La Plante. S&S/Touchstone, $15 trade paper (512p) ISBN 978-1-4391-3930-1

When an unidentified woman is discovered raped and murdered at a service station off the M1 motorway in La Plante's gripping sixth novel featuring London Det. Insp. Anna Travis (after Silent Scream), Anna and her team fear it's the work of the same person who murdered both another unidentified woman and prostitute Margaret Potts. Anna has little to go on until Cameron Welsh, a sadistic killer Anna helped convict years earlier, contacts her from prison and promises he can help solve the case. She reluctantly agrees to meet%E2%80%94despite Welsh's interest in the case being a thinly veiled attempt to get close to her%E2%80%94while pursuing any lead to try and identify the nameless victims. Hovering in the background is Anna's former lover, Det. Chief Supt. James Langton, who arrives to supervise the case, which grows increasingly complex as it builds to its violent climax. Now a more agile investigator, Anna has finally stepped clear of Langton's%E2%80%94and Jane Tennison's%E2%80%94shadow. (July)