East of Innocence (Daniel Connell Series)

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One man. On the hunt for the truth. On the edge of London. And way outside the law. Daniel Connell is a disgraced ex-City lawyer now scraping a living in Essex, a man trying to escape the long shadows of his past. When an old childhood friend visits him, asking for his help with a case of police brutality, Daniel wants nothing to do with it. But obligations are obligations, and he soon finds himself on the wrong end of police attention, and dragged into the shady business of a local gangster. But there is far more at stake than he could ever have anticipated - including the mystery of what happened to his mother, who disappeared months after he was born. Daniel must keep ahead of his pursuers long enough to uncover the bloody mysteries of the past - and the fate of another young woman, too innocent to protect herself in the midst of a dangerous game. Welcome to Essex.

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David Thorne has worked as a writer for the last 15 years, originally in advertising, then in television and radio comedy. He has written material for many comedians, including Jimmy Carr, Alan Carr, David Mitchell and Bob Mortimer. He was a major contributor to the BAFTA-winning Armstrong and Miller Show, and has worked on shows including Facejacker, Harry and Paul and Alan Carr: Chatty Man. East of Innocence is his first novel.

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This is a potent mixture of an authentic, brutal crime story, told with a neat line in dialogue and an appealing hero * Daily Mail * Everyone has a picture of an Essex crime novel. But David Thorne's East of Innocence is a fresh take on this famous county -- Patrick Neale * Bookseller * This is a carefully plotted thriller, realistic in its violence and with strong memorable characters. Soon to be adapted into a TV series, it is fast paced and edgy without losing any of its credibility * We Love This Book * A slick, fast-moving and thoroughly readable novel * Crime Fiction Lover * By the final page you'll feel as if you've been through a roller coaster of emotions * Crime Squad * By turns gruesome, touching, violent, funny, East of Innocence is never less than engaging and always unpredictable * Shots magazine *

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