No Name Lane

Author(s): Howard Linskey

Crime/Thrillers

The hunt for a serial killer unearths an unsolved cold case from over sixty years ago. Young girls are being abducted and murdered in the North-East. Out of favour Detective Constable Ian Bradshaw struggles to find any leads - and fears that the only thing this investigation will unravel is himself. Journalist Tom Carney is suspended by his London tabloid and returns to his home village in County Durham. Helen Norton is the reporter who replaced Tom on the local newspaper. Together, they are drawn into a case that will change their lives forever. When a body is found, it's not the latest victim but a decades-old corpse. Secrets buried for years are waiting to be found, while in the present-day an unstoppable killer continues to evade justice...Praise for No Name Lane: "Howard Linskey is one of the best new writers around and this is the start of a must-read series." (Mark Billingham). "This is lacerating fare that makes most current crime fiction look like thin gruel." (Financial Times). "Linskey has elevated this story to a level of complexity and humanity seldom approached by British writers previously...A new name on our criminal horizon." (Maxim Jakubowski).
"Gripping and convincing." (Kimberley Chambers). "Brilliant...This is first class stuff, an unstoppable tale, a real page-turner not to be missed." (Sarah Broadhurst). "Serial killer thrillers don't come much better than this. Old secrets and terrible new crimes woven into an immensely satisfying, utterly compelling narrative which keeps you constantly guessing. Fans of Linskey's critically acclaimed David Blake series will already know what an outstanding author he is, everyone else...prepare to add another name to your must-read list." (Eva Dolan). "Linskey weaves together a compelling and twisty tale that gripped me from page one. If you like Val McDermid's thrillers, you'll love this." (Mark Edwards). "A new master of the gripping, gritty thriller. Howard Linskey takes you right to the heart of it." (Paul Finch). "Howard Linskey is one of crime fiction's best-kept secrets. An exciting and intelligent writer with a sure eye for plot. Discover him before others do." (Stav Sherez).

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Howard Linskey is the author of the David Blake series, the first of which The Drop was selected as one of the 'Top Five Crime Thrillers of the Year' by The Times and the second, The Damage, was also in The Times as a 'Top Crime & Thriller Summer Reads'. Originally from Ferryhill in County Durham, he now lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and daughter.

General Fields

  • : 9780718180324
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : March 2015
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 30mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Howard Linskey
  • : Paperback
  • : 316
  • : en
  • : 823.92
  • : 496