The Dead Sit Round in a Ring

The Dead Sit Round in a Ring

by David Lawrence

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Jimmy Stone died of a broken heart. Literally.

"A really interesting set of main characters, taut plotting, fine writing, and some engrossing subplots make this a highly satisfying read and a series to keep an eye on."
--Morning Star (U.K.)

"Four people sitting in a ring. Two men and two women. All of them dead." Thus begins a case that will take detective Stella Mooney from the fabulous flats of Notting Hill to the decidedly tougher side of town. It's no wonder Stella feels like she's going round in circles.
Her personal life is also going awry. Her live-in-lover has yet to be told her has serious competition in the form of sexy newsman John Delaney, nightmares are an ongoing problem, and Stella's vodka habit is not improving. She's trying to keep everything together long enough to catch the killer. The problem is, the nearer she gets to solving the case, the closer the rest of her life comes to falling apart . . . .

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781466829657
Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/01/2004
Series: Detective Stella Mooney Novels , #1
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 448
File size: 632 KB

About the Author

David Lawrence is an acclaimed poet and highly successful scriptwriter. The second novel in the Stella Mooney series, Nothing Like the Night, was published by Thomas Dunne Books in 2005.

David Lawrence, in addition to being a talented novelist, is also an acclaimed poet and highly successful scriptwriter. He won the coveted Forward prize for his poetry in 2005 and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2000. Down Into Darkness is his fourth novel in the Detective Stella Mooney series. His previous titles, The Dead Sit Round in a Ring, Nothing Like the Night, and Cold Kill, have received widespread rave reviews. He lives in southwest London.

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