Tinderbox by Jo Bannister

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The haunting new novel from an acclaimed crime writer - Laurence Schofield's world was torn apart when his teenage daughter vanished. No trace was ever found. But six years later, a TV crew filming in London records a few seconds' footage of a girl who just could be her. Schofield heads for the capital. But this isn't the London of the tourist brochures: it's the Tinderbox, an area of dangerous dereliction where the homeless have created an alternative society with its own rules . . .

About Jo Bannister

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Jo Bannister was born in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, and resides in County Down, North Ireland. Bannister left school at sixteen and went to work for the County Down Spectator, eventually becoming its editor. She left the paper in 1988 to devote time to writing works of fiction. Bannister is a noted mystery writer. Detective Chief Inspector Frank Shapiro, Detective Inspector Liz Graham, and Detective Seargent Cal Donovan make up a trio featured in a series of books including A Taste for Burning, Burning Desires, and A Bleeding of Innocents. Her titles also include Flawed, From Fire and Flood, Closer Still, Fathers and Sins, and Liars All.
Published September 11, 2006 by Severn House Publishers. 202 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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