After the Fire, Hardback Book
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Arson, accident or murder? After a fire rips through a North London tower block, two bodies are found locked in an 11th floor flat.

But is the third victim that ensures the presence of detective Maeve Kerrigan and the murder squad.

It appears that controversial MP Geoff Armstrong, trapped by the fire, chose to jump to his death rather than wait for rescue.

But what was such a right wing politician doing in the deprived, culturally diverse Maudling Estate?

As Maeve and her senior colleague, Derwent, pick through the wreckage, they uncover the secret world of the 11th floor, where everyone seems to have something to hide..."Jane Casey's police procedurals go from strength to strength." (Sunday Times).


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Ebury Publishing
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  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780091949693

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Theres been a fire in a tower block on thd Maudling estate. Controversial MP Geoff Armstrong is found dead. Maeve Kerrigan snd Josh Derwant are called in to investigate. This book coukd be read as a stand alone says the author Jsne Casey. She says that there are snippets in the book that refer to previous novels for anyone who hasn't read them. Me personally would recommend that they are read in order. Simply because the reader needs to know Maeve and Josh and their complex relationship. Josh Derwant is complex and in this book he comes across as s big pussy cat and on the look out for Maeve, who is vulnerable after her break up with Rob. It's this type of storyline why I would recommend a series of books are read in order.The story had a lot going on as the residents of the flats affected by the fire all have something to hide. There is more than one story going on but plenty to keep a readers interest. Always a good read but that relationship between the two main characters is enough to seek out the next book.Overall a satisfactory read.

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