BLOODSTAINED KINGS.

Willocks, Tim

ISBN 10: 0224041606 / ISBN 13: 9780224041607
Published by London: Jonathan Cape, (1995.) dj, 1995
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. Second novel, set in New Orleans and the rural south, by this English writer who is a practising psychiatrist specializing in treating heroin addicts. SIGNED on the titel page. 318 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket (usual toning to the pages.). Bookseller Inventory # 52006

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Title: BLOODSTAINED KINGS.

Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, (1995.) dj

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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BLOODSTAINED KINGS is an extraordinary Gothic thriller - DIE HARD meets TOSCA. Set in the American South, it is the story of the Malign influence one man - a corrupt and evil policeman - can exert even beyond the grave. Torture, murder, honour and betrayal: all the Willocks ingredients are here - in a beautifully plotted, wonderfully written novel that will confirm him as one of the few British writers who can sell in all markets, highbrow aand lowbrow.

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Tim Willocks is a British doctor and psychiatrist who runs a drug detox clinic in London and writes literate thrillers and screenplays in his spare time. He also loves colorful American locales: his Green River Rising took place inside a Texas prison, and Bloodstained Kings stretches across a gaudy Southern landscape from New Orleans to rural Georgia. When a corrupt cop dies, a demented woman who keeps her husband locked in a cage and a doctor haunted by guilty secrets are among those who rush to search the dead man's files for information that could destroy them. Readers who enjoy the absolute blackness of James Ellroy's books should feel right at home with Willocks.

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