By John Harvey
(Pegasus Books, Hardcover, 9781605986166, 343pp.)
Publication Date: September 2014
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Thirty years ago, the British Miners Strike threatened to tear england apart, turning neighbor against neighbor, husband against wife, father against son enmities which still smolder. Charlie Resnick, recently promoted to Detective Inspector and ambivalent, at best, about some of the police tactics used in the Strike, had run an surveillance-gathering unit at the heart of the dispute. Now, in virtual retirement, the discovery of the body of a young woman who disappeared during the Strike brings Resnick back to the front line to assist in the investigation into the woman s murder forcing him to confront his past in what will assuredly be his last case . . . as well as John s Harvey s final Charlie Resnick novel."