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Deadlight (original 2003; edition 2010)
Deadlight by Graham Hurley (2003)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0752858904, Mass Market Paperback)
Newly appointed to the Major Crimes Team, DI Joe Faraday investigates the brutal murder of a local prison officer, Sean Coughlinand begins to build a disturbing picture of the dead man’s life. With few friends and many enemies, Coughlin appears to have been a murder waiting to happen. Was the killer a recently released prisoner with a homicidal grudge? Or do the clues lead to Coughlin’s past? Deadlight forces Joe Faraday to step outside the investigative process and explore a wider violencenot just the darkness cast by an evil man, but the ever-deepening shadows of a half-forgotten war.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:13:16 -0400)
Freshly promoted to the Major Crimes Unit, Faraday is thrown into the deep end with the investigation of prison officer Sean Coughlin's murder. Was the violent Coughlin killed by a recently released con he brutalized in prison? Or is his death a legacy of a more savage violence from 20 years before?
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