The brutal murders of a young woman and her children on a London housing estate seem straightforward to the police - the husband is arrested and convicted. But independent TV producer Wyndham Davis, has unearthed crucial evidence which could overturn the conviction.
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Husband wrongfully arrested for the murder of his wife and child. Set in London. Sam Dean, black journalist, investigates.From the Back Cover:
SHE LEANED TOWARDS ME, HER EYES LOOKING DEEP INTO MINE. RIGHT THEN I KNEW THAT I WAS GOING TO DO WHAT SHE ASKED.
Black journalist Sam Dean has a bad feeling about the job TV producer Wyndham Davis is offering: tracking down a man mixed up in two brutal murders on a tough London housing estate. But when a figure from Sam's past re-emerges and puts emotional pressure on him, Sam finds he can't say no.
As he embarks on his search of the missing man, Sam realizes there's more than one agenda here. There are secrets from Wyndham's life influencing events and Sam is getting sucked right into the dirty heart of the mystery. Tough, vivid and shocking, 'An Image to Die For' is a disturbing and compelling read from one of Britain's foremost crime writers.
"A tightly plotted and brutal tale of the inner city…Genuinely moving, this is the novel Phillips has been promising"
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Book Description Harper Collins, London, 1995. HARDCOVER. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 1st printing. 8vo in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 239pp . . . . . [ CONDITION : An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket ] . Bookseller Inventory # T75727
Book Description HarperCollins, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2325616