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Publisher Description

The sixteenth instalment in the Number One bestselling DCI Banks series.

As volunteers clean up after a huge outdoor rock concert in Yorkshire in 1969, they discover the body of a young woman wrapped in a sleeping bag.

She has been brutally murdered. The detective assigned to the case, Stanley Chadwick, is a hard-headed, strait-laced veteran of the Second World War. He could not have less in common with - or less regard for - young, disrespectful, long-haired hippies, smoking marijuana and listening to the pulsing sounds of rock and roll. But he has a murder to solve, and it looks as if the victim was somehow associated with the up-and-coming psychedelic pastoral band the Mad Hatters.

In the present, Inspector Alan Banks is investigating the murder of a freelance music journalist who was working on a feature about the Mad Hatters for MOJO magazine. This is not the first time that the Mad Hatters, now aging rock superstars, have been brushed by tragedy.

Banks finds he has to delve into the past to find out exactly what hornets' nest the journalist inadvertently stirred up.

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
RELEASED
2008
September 18
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
300
Pages
PUBLISHER
Hodder & Stoughton
SIZE
2.4
MB

Customer Reviews

Sunderland Crime Fan ,

Brilliant

What can I say, 2 stories interwoven and each one could have stood alone. I was hooked from the start, why did it have to end!

Germaine49 ,

Piece of my heart

It's a brilliant plot - clear cut writing - lots of suspects to be ruled out.

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