The Detriment

The Detriment : A compelling detective thriller based on true events

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The truth costs nothing, but a lie can cost you everything...

June 2007: a barbaric nail bomb is planted outside a London nightclub, a spy is found dead in his garden, and a blazing Jeep is driven into Glasgow Airport. Three events bound by an earth-shattering connection that should have remained buried forever.

From the author of The Theseus Paradox, the smash-hit 7/7 thriller based on true events, comes the sequel about a real-life mystery that threatens to destroy a nation. Detective Inspector Jake Flannagan must uncover how a series of astonishing events are inextricably linked, before the past closes in on him.

We all have secrets we say we'll never tell...

What people are saying about author, David Videcette:

"Videcette has all the hallmarks of being a dangerous storyteller." -

"Combines police experience with an audacious stroke of imagination." - Crime Fiction Lover
David Videcette is a former Scotland Yard investigator who has worked on a wealth of infamous cases, including the 7/7 London bombings. With twenty years' policing experience, he is an expert on terrorism and organised crime. '

"I can't tell you the truth, but I can tell you another story..."

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Product details

  • Paperback | 346 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 19.81mm | 439.98g
  • Videcette Limited
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0993426336
  • 9780993426339
  • 407,202

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What people are saying about author, David Videcette and The Detriment

"Videcette has all the hallmarks of being a dangerous storyteller." -

"Combines police experience with an audacious stroke of imagination." - Crime Fiction Lover

"David Videcette has managed to make my jaw drop yet again. Another amazing, unputdownable instalment in the DI Jake Flannagan series. Do not miss this!" - The Book Magnet

"A fast paced and thrilling read... Had me gripped throughout. Goodreads rating: 5/5 stars!" - By The Letter Book Reviews

"David Videcette grabs you by the throat and drags you along in a frighteningly topical story. One of those 'just one more chapter' books..." - Compulsive Readers

"A heart in mouth, jaw dropping, unexpected read, which had me transfixed the entire way through. Absolutely fantastic and full of shockers, I would read The Detriment all over again in a flash. Five stars easily deserved." - The Writing Garnet

"Nobody blends truth and fiction quite like David Videcette. Another triumph!" - Alan McDermott, bestselling author of The Gray Series

"An utterly absorbing read. A brilliant piece of writing." - Baatty About Books
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188 ratings
4.47 out of 5 stars
5 61% (114)
4 30% (56)
3 6% (12)
2 3% (5)
1 1% (1)
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