Pretty Boy: A Novel

Pretty Boy: A Novel

by Lauren Henderson

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Pretty Boy: A Novel by Lauren Henderson

Every murderer’s worst nightmare, Sam Jones, is unleashed for her seventh outing.

The discovery of a dead body tied to the village Christmas tree on New Year’s Eve in the quiet village of Lesser Swinfold, is an unwelcome complication for Sam Jones, sculptor and involuntary sleuth, and her boyfriend, Hugo, who have come to celebrate with Sam’s best friend, Tom. Tom, who has taken a job there as a primary-school teacher in the hope of meeting plenty of available and sex-hungry single mothers, becomes the principal suspect.

About the Author: Born in London in 1966, Lauren Henderson read English at university and then worked as a journalist for -- among other publications -- the New Statesman, Marxism Today, the Observer and Lime Lizard, a much-mourned indie music magazine. She currently divides her time between London and Tuscany. She has written several Sam Jones books, which have been optioned for a series on BBC1.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780609808665
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/24/2002
Edition description: 1 AMER ED
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.13(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.72(d)

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Pretty Boy 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I bought this book at my local B&N in the clearance section. I read the synopsis and thought it was right down my alley because I love a good British Mystery. Well, it did not disappoint. It had the right amount of suspense and edge that I like. I look forward to reading the other Sam Jones Detective books written by this author. Enjoy!
Guest More than 1 year ago
i thought this book was wonderful. if your're into the anti-heroine type girl, sam jones is the one for you! i have recommended this book to my mom and all of my friends and i would recommend it to anyone else too!