By (author) John Harvey
Still Water by John Harvey
Book DescriptionThe naked body of a young woman is found floating in the still waters of an inner city canal. Not the first, nor the last. Resnick's girlfriend Hannah knew the victim well - and the fact that her husband's controlling passion for his wife could, and frequently did, result in violence. Is this an isolated incident then, or part of a wider series of murders? And what else has been simmering beneath this couple's apparently normal middle-class life? As Resnick explores deeper he finds disturbing parallels between his own relationship with Hannah and that of the couple he is investigating.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099421627
(178mm x 110mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Harvey
Darkness, Darkness, Paperback (November 2015)
"The final novel in this masterly series. We'd hate to lose this Nottingham policeman whose love of jazz distinguishes him as the mellowest of detectives."-Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review
Story of Black, Paperback (July 2015)
As a colour, black is a single hue. It comes in no other shades. But despite its commonly accepted role as one half of a pair, in symbolic terms black envelops the entire spectrum of meaning. The Story of Black explores the ambiguous relationship the world's cultures have had with this often self-contradictory colour
Darkness and Light, Paperback (August 2013)
A phone call intrudes on retired Detective Inspector Frank Elder's solitary life in Cornwall. It's his estranged wife and she needs a favour. A friend's sister, Claire Meecham, an unassuming widow in her fifties, has gone missing. Elder agrees to return to Nottingham to try and track her down. Then Claire is found, dead.
Flesh And Blood, Paperback (June 2013)» View all books by John Harvey
Fifteen years ago Susan Blacklock disappeared. Although Detective Inspector Frank Elder has taken early retirement, case still plagues his mind. Prime suspects, Shane Donald and Alan McKeirnan, were convicted a year later of brutal rape and murder of a young girl, and now that Shane has been granted parole, Elder feels compelled to revisit past.
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Author Biography - John Harvey
John Harvey is the author of the richly praised Charlie Resnick novels, the first of which, Lonely Hearts, was named by The Times as one of the '100 Best Crime Novels of the Century'. His first novel featuring Frank Elder, Flesh and Blood, won the CWA Silver Dagger in 2004, and a Barry Award for the Best British Crime Novel published in the US in 2004. In 2007 John Harvey was awarded the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger and in 2009 he was awarded an honorary degree, Doctor of Letters, by the University of Nottingham. To find out more about John Harvey visit his website at: www.mellotone.co.uk.
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