A Darker Shade of Blue

A Darker Shade of Blue

by John Harvey
A Darker Shade of Blue

A Darker Shade of Blue

by John Harvey



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“A master of the craft. John Harvey is lights out one of the best."—Michael Connelly

John Harvey has been described as the master of British crime fiction: From the mean streets of London to the jazz clubs and clip joints of Soho, this is a world of broken families, revenge killings, and prostitution; drugs, guns, and corruption; a world of overstretched police forces and underpaid detectives; men and women who strive nonetheless for a kind of justice; a world in which everything, even friendship, has a price.

Featuring characters like Frank Elder, who tried to turn his back on police work and failed; Jack Kiley, ex-cop and now a London-based PI; and the renowned jazz loving and much-loved Detective Inspector Charlie Resnick, John Harvey’s finely-crafted vignettes perfectly encapsulate life in the badlands of contemporary Britain.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681770369
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 01/02/2013
Format: eBook
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 868,228
File size: 551 KB

About the Author

About The Author
John Harvey has been writing crime fiction for more than forty years. The first novel of his twelve-part Charlie Resnick series, Lonely Hearts, was selected by The Times of London as one of the “100 Best Crime Novels of the Century.” His novels featuring Frank Elder include Flesh & Blood, which won the Silver Dagger Award and a Barry Award, and Ash & Bone, which was nominated for a Los Angeles Times Book Award. He was awarded the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for sustained excellence in the crime genre in 2007. He lives in England.
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