A Simple Act of Violence

A Simple Act of Violence

By R. J. Ellory

Overlook Press, Hardcover, 9781590203187, 448pp.

Publication Date: June 9, 2011

Description
As CrimeSquad described it, "this is a book with everything that a fan of modern mystery fiction could hope for: a labyrinthine plot, unbearable tension, controversy, and a social conscience.


About the Author
R. J. Ellory is the author of five novels, soon to be published by Overlook in the U.S. "A Quiet Belief in Angels" was a Richard & Judy Book Club selection in 2008 and was shortlisted for the American Barry Award for Best British Crime Fiction. Two of Ellory's earlier works were shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award.