Chief Detective Inspector Jane Tennison has moved up the ranks, fighting every step of the way to break through the station houses glass ceiling. Now, on her first day as the head of the Vice Squad, a case comes in that threatens to destroy everything she has worked for.
As Vera Reynolds, drag queen and night club star, swayed onstage singing Falling in Love Again, a sixteen-year-old rent boy lay in the older mans apartment, engulfed in flames. When Tennisons investigation reveals an influential public figure as her prime suspect, a man with connections to politicians, judges, and Scotland Yard, shes given a very clear message about the direction some very important people would like her investigation to take. Suddenly, in a case defined by murky details, one fact becomes indisputably clearthat for Tennison, going after the truth will mean risking her happiness, her career, and even her life.
About the Author
Lynda La Plantes fourteen novels, including the Prime Suspect series, have all been international bestsellers. She is an honorary fellow of the British Film Institute and a member of the UK Crime Writers Awards Hall of Fame. She runs her own television production company and lives in London and East Hampton, New York.