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Graham Hurley has recreated Portsmouth as the obvious locale for a series of gritty and impassioned crime novels. His Portsmouth is a city of extremes; the Paulsgrove council estates, the multi-million pound development on Gun-Wharf. Once the Naval Dockyards were the home of Britain's global power, now HMS Victory is a tourist attraction. It's a city riven by poverty and drugs but it is also fiercely spirited. Its police force is fighting a hopeless containment battle against a tide of crime. D/I Faraday maintains a principled stand undermined by his cynicism, his ineptness with women and his difficult relationship with his deaf son. D/S Winter is a scam-artist, a sociopathic loner, a policeman constantly on the verge of corruption. They are bonded by their ability to get more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 27.94mm | 521.63g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0752850970
  • 9780752850979

About Graham Hurley

Graham Hurley is an award-winning TV documentary maker who now writes full time. He has lived in Portsmouth for 20 years. He is married and has grown up more

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