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White Riot (Joe Donovan Series #3)
     

White Riot (Joe Donovan Series #3)

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by Martyn Waites
 

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The third novel in the acclaimed Joe Donovan series by “Britain’s answer to Michael Connelly” (Ken Bruen).
When the savagely beaten body of a Muslim student is discovered in a rundown area of Newcastle, blame falls on the far right National Unity Party—but for once they appear to be innocent. after the death of a supposed suicide bomber,

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The third novel in the acclaimed Joe Donovan series by “Britain’s answer to Michael Connelly” (Ken Bruen).
When the savagely beaten body of a Muslim student is discovered in a rundown area of Newcastle, blame falls on the far right National Unity Party—but for once they appear to be innocent. after the death of a supposed suicide bomber, the investigation takes a more dangerous turn as our protagonist and his team find themselves the targets of a ruthless killer unlike any they have faced before. A killer who will do anything to ensure an explosive thirty-year-old secret remains buried. Anything—even orchestrating a brutal race war that will tear the city apart, with Donovan caught in the middle.

Editorial Reviews

The New York Times Book Review
Waites stands out in the field of young British noir writers with his bruised characters, raw-edged dialogue, and extraordinary night vision.— Marilyn Stasio
Booklist
“Waites is a fine writer working with a gripping plot about extremist groups plotting to set off a race war in England, so readers willing to suspend their disbelief will be richly rewarded.”
Ken Bruen
“The pace is relentless, the prose seamless, and the writing a sheer joy.”
Ian Rankin
“London’s dark heart has seldom been exposed with such surgical precision. Brutal, mesmerizing stuff.”
John Connolly
“A sometimes brutal, sometimes poetic journey through the dark heart of modern Britain, and confirms Waites as one of the brightest stars in crime writing.”
Marilyn Stasio - The New York Times Book Review
“Waites stands out in the field of young British noir writers with his bruised characters, raw-edged dialogue, and extraordinary night vision.”
Otto Penzler
“A powerful writer who creates memorable characters who live in memory as well as on the page.”
From the Publisher
“London's dark heart has seldom been exposed with such surgical precision. Brutal, mesmerizing stuff.”

“A sometimes brutal, sometimes poetic journey through the dark heart of modern London, and confirms Waites as one of the brightest stars in crime writing.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605980959
Publisher:
Pegasus Books
Publication date:
06/19/2010
Series:
Joe Donovan Series , #3
Pages:
468
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

What People are Saying About This

John Connolly
A sometimes brutal, sometimes poetic journey through the dark heart of modern Britain, and confirms Waites as one of the brightest stars in crime writing.
Ian Rankin
London’s dark heart has seldom been exposed with such surgical precision. Brutal, mesmerizing stuff.
Ken Bruen
The pace is relentless, the prose seamless, and the writing a sheer joy.

Meet the Author

Martyn Waites is one of crime fiction's leading writers of neo-noir. He is the author of The Mercy Seat, Bone Machine, White Riot, and Speak No Evil. Waites lives in London.

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