Behind You

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The first title in the DCI Banham series by acclaimed author and actress, Linda Regan. A thrilling tale of murder and mayhem set in the world of theatre, Behind You! is the scintillating debut crime novel from acclaimed actress Linda Regan. DI Paul Banham and Sergeant Alison Grainger investigate a series of mysterious deaths at a London theatre during pantomime season: it may be Christmas, but one of the cast certainly isn't full of goodwill to all men...
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DAVID PHILLIPS is Head of the School of Social Sciences at the University of North London, where he teaches social research methodology and data analysis and also directs the Applied Social Research Unit. LINDA REGAN is a senior research officer at the Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit, University of North London, where she has been based for over ten years.

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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Nov 18, 2015
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Pages
190
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ISBN
9781682991282
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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