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Bad Penny Blues by Cathi Unsworth

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I'll be honest and admit I've not yet managed to read Bad Penny Blues by Cathi Unsworth, but a good friend and someone whose opinion I rate is currently raving about it – so I'm passing on that vibe.

Set in 1960s Soho, ambitious PC Pete Bradley is assigned as an aid to CID and working a routine nightshift, they stumble across a young woman's body – a prostitute who has been strangled. His search for her killer brings him deep into Soho's underbelly, throwing up everyone across the social (and unsocial) spectrum. Meanwhile Stella, a young fashion designer with a promising career ahead of her, is woken by terrifying nightmares that echo the last hours of the dead women.

Apparently written in a similar style to the likes of Raymond, Peace, Arnott and Ellroy, it's available to buy now for under £5. I've already got my copy on order.

Find out more about the book at the Amazon website

One Comment

  1. nice cover design! sounds like it may be worth picking up, thanks for the tip

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