Long Way Home

Long Way Home

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A man is burnt alive in a shed.

No witnesses, no fingerprints - only a positive ID of the victim as an immigrant with a long list of enemies.

Detectives Zigic and Ferreira are called in from the Hate Crimes Unit to track the killer, and are met with silence in a Fenland community ruled by slum racketeers, people-trafficking gangs and fear.

Tensions rise.
The clock is ticking.
But nobody wants to talk.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 25mm | 277g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0099584395
  • 9780099584391
  • 190,036

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"An engaging debut... Assured and delicately written, Dolan paints a nuanced portrait of a detective and a city"
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A stunning debut... The subject matter is fascinating, the execution of it is a joy to read -- James Oswald, author of Natural Causes, the winner of the Richard and Judy 2013 Summer Book Club An absorbing, provocative tale... This is an exceptional debut * Irish Times * Impressive...the clever plot illuminates the social issues and personal despair that often accompany immigration to cities already suffering financial stress -- Marcel Berlins * The Times * Eva Dolan's writing is snappy, confident and sharp as a blade, with a storytelling style that bubbles and fizzes * Crime Fiction Lover * A new author to watch... This debut is so impressive -- Matt Thorne * Sunday Express * An engaging debut... Assured and delicately written, Dolan paints a nuanced portrait of a detective and a city * Daily Mail * Perceptive and intelligent, with the ring of authenticity -- Laura Wilson * Guardian * Thrilling, original, so contemporary it feels as if it was written next year. Brilliant -- Denise Mina A promising debut that pulls no punches * Sunday Mirror * The modern scourge of people-trafficking is brilliantly described in this ingenious and compassionate novel * Sunday Times * A brilliant introduction to a new crime series... The plot is tight, the anger righteous, and the action thrilling * Metro *
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About Eva Dolan

Eva Dolan is an Essex-based copywriter and intermittently successful poker player. Shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Dagger for unpublished authors when she was just a teenager, the first novels in her series starring two detectives from the Peterborough Hate Crimes Unit, Long Way Home and Tell No Tales were published to widespread critical acclaim. Tell No Tales was shortlisted for the Theakston's Crime Novel of the Year and the third in the series, After You Die, was longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger.
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Rating details

885 ratings
3.73 out of 5 stars
5 22% (196)
4 41% (361)
3 29% (255)
2 5% (42)
1 4% (31)
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