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Broken Silence (DI Jack Brady)

Broken Silence (DI Jack Brady)

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2000s: A body is found in a seaside town..

  • ISBN: 978-1847562296
  • Genre: Crime, Police Procedural

What you need to know before your trail

Early one morning in the seaside resort of Whitley Bay, the lifeless body of a young girl, Sophie Washington, is found brutally murdered – her face mutilated beyond recognition.

Back on active duty after being shot, DI Jack Brady is struggling to deal with his marriage break-up. His problems intensify when his friend and colleague DI James Matthews reveals that he was with the victim on the night of her murder.

Brady’s loyal deputy, DS Harry Conrad and police psychologist, Amelia Jenkins are assigned with him to crack the case. But as Brady delves deeper into Sophie’s life he discovers a far from rosy picture….

Travel Guide

Travel BookTrail style around Whitley Bay

Danielle’s books are all set in and around Whitley Bay and they don’t show the view that the tourist boards would have you see and hear. This is a gritty seaside town, once much -loved and now sadly faded and neglected. In real life, this is not the case – there’s been a lot of regeneration around the town and there are now fine wine bars, hotels and a nice boardwalk.

The Whitley Bay in the novel is one where crime walks and where bad guys live. The promenade is a place to visit where the night clubs and hotels in the novels are, and further along the coast, there’s the Victorian villas on the corner between Whitley Bay and Tynemouth are to be found. Brady lives here. Not bad for a fictional character’s home and the views are amazing!

 

BookTrail Boarding Pass: Broken Silence (DI Jack Brady 1)

Destination: Whitley Bay, Newcastle  Author/guide: Danielle Ramsay Departure Time: 2000s

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