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Good Friday

Good Friday BEFORE PRIME SUSPECT THERE WAS TENNISON Every legend has a beginning During and the IRA subjected London to a terrifying bombing campaign In one day alone they planted seven bombs at locati

  • Title: Good Friday
  • Author: Lynda La Plante
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 344
  • Format: Audio
  • BEFORE PRIME SUSPECT THERE WAS TENNISON Every legend has a beginning During 1974 and 1975 the IRA subjected London to a terrifying bombing campaign In one day alone, they planted seven bombs at locations across central London Some were defused some were not.Jane Tennison is now a fully fledged detective On the way to court one morning, Jane passes through Co BEFORE PRIME SUSPECT THERE WAS TENNISON Every legend has a beginning During 1974 and 1975 the IRA subjected London to a terrifying bombing campaign In one day alone, they planted seven bombs at locations across central London Some were defused some were not.Jane Tennison is now a fully fledged detective On the way to court one morning, Jane passes through Covent Garden Underground station and is caught up in a bomb blast that leaves several people dead, and many horribly injured Jane is a key witness, but is adamant that she can t identify the bomber When a photograph appears in the newspapers, showing Jane assisting the injured at the scene, it puts her and her family at risk from IRA retaliation Good Friday is the eagerly awaited date of the annual formal CID dinner, due to take place at St Ermin s Hotel Hundreds of detectives and their wives will be there It s the perfect target As Jane arrives for the evening, she realises that she recognises the parking attendant as the bomber from Covent Garden Can she convince her senior officers in time, or will another bomb destroy London s entire detective force Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Audio, 512 pages Published October 20th 2017 by Simon Schuster Audio UK first published August 24th 2017 More Details Original Title G

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    1. Lynda La Plante

      Lynda La Plante born Lynda Titchmarsh is a British author, screenwriter, and erstwhile actress her performances in Rentaghost and other programmes were under her stage name of Lynda Marchal , best known for writing the Prime Suspect television crime series.Her first TV series as a scriptwriter was the six part robbery series Widows, in 1983, in which the widows of four armed robbers carry out a Lynda La Plante born Lynda Titchmarsh is a British author, screenwriter, and erstwhile actress her performances in Rentaghost and other programmes were under her stage name of Lynda Marchal , best known for writing the Prime Suspect television crime series.Her first TV series as a scriptwriter was the six part robbery series Widows, in 1983, in which the widows of four armed robbers carry out a heist planned by their deceased husbands.In 1991 ITV released Prime Suspect which has now run to seven series and stars Helen Mirren as DCI Jane Tennison In the United States Prime Suspect airs on PBS as part of the anthology program Mystery In 1993 La Plante won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for her work on the series In 1992 she wrote at TV movie called Seekers, starring Brenda Fricker and Josette Simon, produced by Sarah Lawson.She formed her own television production company, La Plante Productions, in 1994 and as La Plante Productions she wrote and produced the sequel to Widows, the equally gutsy She s Out ITV, 1995 The name La Plante comes from her marriage to writer Richard La Plante, author of the book Mantis and Hog Fever La Plante divorced Lynda in the early 1990s.Her output continued with The Governor ITV 1995 96 , a series focusing on the female governor of a high security prison, and was followed by a string of ratings pulling miniseries the psycho killer nightmare events of Trial Retribution ITV 1997 , the widows revenge of the murders of their husbands children Bella Mafia 1997 starring Vanessa Redgrave , the undercover police unit operations of Supply and Demand ITV 1998 , videogame internet murder mystery Killer Net Channel 4 1998 and the female criminal profiler cases of Mind Games ITV 2001.Two additions to the Trial and Retribution miniseries were broadcast during 2006

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    1. 4.5 sMaking her way up the stairs from the tube station, DC Jane Tennison helped a young mother with a stroller It was mayhem peak hour and the lifts were out, so people were going up as well as down the stairs The security guard at the top was struggling to contain the crowd when Jane heard a voice calling to a person that he d left his bag behind Jane ran after him to help the old lady but was aggressively brushed aside her immediate reaction was fear and she began yelling, just as the b 4.5 s [...]


    2. starsI ve always been curious about bestselling British author Lynda LaPlante s work I enjoyed the television series Prime Suspect, based on LaPlante s books, starring Helen Mirren but until now, I have not delved into her books A giveaway win of Good Friday, the latest novel by Lynda LaPlante, provided me with the opportunity to experience my first LaPlante novel and now I am quite smitten In the year 1976, London is under attack from the IRA After a starsI ve always been curious about bestsell [...]


    3. 3.5 starsI cannot think of this character without picturing the inimitable Dame Helen Mirren from BBC s excellent Prime Suspect But before she became the complex world weary DCI of that series, she was DC Jane Tennison, a young woman just finding her feet.London in 1976 is a dangerous place to be a cop The IRA its various factions are a constant threat their bombing campaign has resulted in fear fatalities Jane feels like she s collecting dust at Bow St is des 3.5 starsI cannot think of this cha [...]


    4. This is actually the first novel in the early Tennison series I have read Thoroughly enjoyed it, but I do love this character both in visual and literary format I love seeing her in the early years, would definitely recommend them I m going back to read the previous two as soon as I can.Full review to follow.


    5. I have been meaning to read a Lynda La Plante novel for some tine having always enjoyed her television adaptions such as Prime Suspect I found this such an easy novel to read with the characters being so familiar to me due to the television production and it made a very good read.The book is set during Tenyson s early career when the IRA were subjecting London to a terrifying bombing campaign Jane Tennison while on her way to court one morning is caught up in a bomb blast that leaves several I h [...]


    6. Good Friday by Lynda la Plante is book 3 in the Tennison series.It s an easy paced police thriller set in 1976 and is based on the IRA bombings in London.It starts a little slower than the last 2 books but picks up pretty quickly and contues untill the end.When reading you have a feeling of nervous energy running through you with a tiny bit of frustration thrown in.Jane Tennison in this book was made to be a little weaker than normal considering she is trying to find her place in the overly popu [...]


    7. I ve loved my journey into Jane Tennison s early years We are now on the third instalment with Good Friday It is 1975.The story takes us into the time when London was feeling the effects of the IRA and their bombing campaign Jane Tennison is still in the police force and has risen to the rank of detective constable She is determined to be taken seriously and to be put to good use However Jane is subject to repeated sexual discrimination and has to fight to get anywhere She wants to work in I ve [...]


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