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Deadland

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If you like your books with a strong sense of place, then this one by William Shaw should be top of your list. It’s set in Dungeness, on the far southern tip of Kent, and is the latest to feature DS Alexandra Cupidi. Two would-be hooligans nick a mobile phone and thus open a whole world of trouble for themselves. The owner of the mobile isn’t about to take the theft lying down and soon Tap and Sloth are running for their lives. Meanwhile, Cupidi has the curious case of a human arm found inside an artwork at a prestigious gallery to contend with in a police procedural that flips between the two plot strands with ease.
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