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The dead sit round in a ring by David Lawrence

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Published by Penguin Books in London .
Written in English


  • Mooney, Stella (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Women detectives -- England -- London -- Fiction.,
  • Murder -- Investigation -- England -- London -- Fiction.,
  • Policewomen -- England -- London -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesDavid Lampe Collection
StatementDavid Lawrence.
The Physical Object
Pagination436 p. ;
Number of Pages436
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22860238M
ISBN 100141004878
ISBN 109780141004877

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  THE DEAD SIT ROUND IN A RING (Police Proc-London-Cont) - Poor Lawrence, David – 1st book Thomas Dunn Books, Hardcover Detective Stella Mooney takes on the case where four people, two men and two women, have been found sitting in a ring, all dead. Three are quickly identified and classified as suicides, but the fourth person was murdered and is unknown/5. The Dead Sit Round in a Ring will surely be one of the best mysteries of the summer, probably of the year. A gripping plot and complex, compelling characters would be enough to put this book at the top of the list - but Lawrence turns out to be an excellent writer whose uncluttered prose gives his story the gleam of a city street on a rainy night.”Author: David Lawrence. Title: The Dead Sit Round in a Ring (Ds Stella Mooney, 1 X) Author(s): David Lawrence ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Minotaur Books Availability: Amazon Amazon UK .   The dead sit round in a ring by David Lawrence, David Lawrence, , Thomas Dunne Books edition, in English - 1st U.S. :

All too believable much of the time since THE DEAD SIT ROUND IN A RING has that echoing ring of authenticity and benefits from the soul of a somber, serious writer who really does care, and who very closely observes the teeming tumultuous lives around him, particularly the low-lives caught in their cruel acts red-handed and incorrigibly so. A London detective battles personal demons while unraveling a complicated crime puzzle. Police Sergeant Stella Mooney is investigating the odd death of elderly nonconformist sisters Joanna and Caroline Deever, found in their flat along with brother Conrad and another unidentified male corpse. The Deevers, all in poor health, evidently carried out a suicide pact including odd man out Jimmy Stone, a . The Dead Sit Round in a Ring (DS Stella Mooney, #1) avg rating — ratings — published — 11 editions Want to Read saving /5.   Buy The Dead Sit Round in a Ring (Detective Stella Mooney Mysteries) by Lawrence M.D., David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The Dead Sit Round in a Ring (Detective Stella Mooney Mysteries): : Lawrence M.D., David: BooksReviews:

  The Dead Sit Round in a Ring by David Lawrence. Jimmy Stone died of a broken heart. Literally - someone put a sharp object between his ribs and pushed hard. He was found sitting in a circle with three other corpses, in the living room of a Notting Hill flat. Notting Hill - with its million-pound houses a hundred yards away from sink estates - is DCS Stella Mooney's patch, so it's up to her to Category: Fiction Books > Crime And Mystery. Good suspense/crime novel. The first of the Stella Mooney series, 4 people are found dead in an apartment siting in a circle. At first look it seems to be some kind of ritual suicide, upon closer look it is 3 suicides and 1 murder. The book continues with Stella trying to solve the murder/5(2).   David Lawrence's debut procedural, The Dead Sit around in a Ring, measures up with an interestingly flawed heroine, an English copper named Stella Mooney who has a knack for catching the most gruesome crimes on her beat, and a perspective on London that is darker and grittier than in conventional treatments. But the writing is the Edition: First Edition. THE DEAD SIT ROUND IN A RING J. A. Konrath, Author, Joe Konrath, Author. St. Martin's Minotaur/ Dunne $ (p) ISBN MORE BOOKS .