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Deadly Virtues

[a Mystery]

By Jo Bannister

In this fast-paced thriller, Deadly Virtues, acclaimed writer Jo Bannister proves once again why she is considered "one of the genre's best" (Booklist)

 

The town of Norbold, England is famous for its low crime rate, thanks to the zero-tolerance policy of Chief Superintendent John Fountain. And Norbold’s newest police recruit, Hazel Best, is happy to help keep it that way. But numbers never tell the whole story, do they?

Jerome Cardy knew he was going to die. He also knew that it would be made to appear like an accident. He might not be able to prevent it, but Jerome was determined to make sure that someone knew what was going to happen—even if that someone was a man with a concussion lying with his dog  in a jail cell next to him.

After Jerome is found beaten to death by a fellow inmate in another cell, Ash is unable to forget Jerome’s last awkward words to him: “I had a dog once. Othello. That was its name. Othello.” Certain there is a hidden message in these words, Ash is determined to discover the truth. But it won't be easy—no one believes his account of that night. And Hazel Best must decide whether pursuing the truth is worth her career.

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Book

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Publish Date

2013

ISBN

9781250023445


Format: Book
Author: Bannister, Jo
Summary: The town of Norbold, England is famous for its low crime rate, thanks to the zero-tolerance policy of Chief Superintendent John Fountain. And the newest police recruit, Hazel Best, is happy to help keep it that way. But numbers never tell the whole story, do they? Gabriel Ash receives a cryptic message from Jerome Hardy, who is then found dead. Gabriel is convinced that Jerome was murdered. When Hazel realizes that Gabriel might be right, she must decide whether pursuing the truth is worth jeopardizing her career..
Title: Deadly Virtues : [a mystery] / Jo Bannister.
Publisher Date: New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
Subject: Police -- England -- Fiction Police chiefs -- England -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9781250023445 (hardcover) 1250023440 (hardcover)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 3
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: M Bannister
Oclc: 795172226
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Bib Id: 421060

Format: Book
Author: Bannister, Jo
Summary: The town of Norbold, England is famous for its low crime rate, thanks to the zero-tolerance policy of Chief Superintendent John Fountain. And the newest police recruit, Hazel Best, is happy to help keep it that way. But numbers never tell the whole story, do they? Gabriel Ash receives a cryptic message from Jerome Hardy, who is then found dead. Gabriel is convinced that Jerome was murdered. When Hazel realizes that Gabriel might be right, she must decide whether pursuing the truth is worth jeopardizing her career..
Title: Deadly Virtues : [a mystery] / Jo Bannister.
Edition: First Edition.
Publisher, Date: New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
Description: 296 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects: Police -- England -- Fiction
Subjects: Police chiefs -- England -- Fiction.
Notes: Subtitle from page 1 of cover.
LCCN: 2012042105
ISBN: 9781250023445 (hardcover)
ISBN: 1250023440 (hardcover)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 3
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: M Bannister