Burke, L Long Gone

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Long Gone

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And now framed for murder…

‘Should come with a warning…highly addictive.’ Karin Slaughter

The nightmare is only just beginning…

After months of unemployment, Alice Humphrey lands her dream job – managing a Manhattan art gallery in the trendy Meatpacking District. According to recruiter Drew Campbell, the gallery is a passion of its anonymous owner, who remains uninvolved in its daily operations.

But she arrives one morning and walks into a nightmare: the space is empty except for the dead body of Drew Campbell. Alice soon finds herself at the centre of the police investigation.

When every thread of the investigation leads back to her, Alice knows she has been set up. But who is out to get her?

Compulsively readable and masterfully plotted, Long Gone will catapult Alafair Burke onto every bestseller list.

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Michael Connelly: ‘this is smart, hip and always keeps you guessing. This is Alafair Burke's break out book. It's going to be big.’

Dennis Lehane: ‘Alafair Burke is one of the finest young crime writers working today’.

Harlan Coben: ‘The plot of an Alafair Burke thriller doesn’t just rip from the headlines. She’s one step ahead of them.’

Lisa Unger: This is a red-hot firecracker of a thriller with all the right stuff—perfect pacing, plotting, and suspense.’

Praise for City of Fear:

‘[Ellie Hatcher] is warm, funny and engaging, and City of Fear is efficient and briskly paced’

Laura Wilson, THE GUARDIAN

Praise for Alafair Burke:

‘These are characters I’d follow forever.’ Tess Gerritsen

‘Alafair Burke just keeps getting better and better.’ Harlan Coben

‘She’s got what it takes and will be sticking around.’ Michael Connelly

‘Suspenseful and entertaining.’ Kathy Reichs

‘Alafair Burke delivers a first-rate thriller.’ Lisa Gardner

‘Terrific.’ Laura Lippman

‘Burke’s brisk and ultimately suspenseful narrative offers wily and intricate plotting and sharply etched major and minor characters.’ Kirkus Reviews

‘Burke leaves her principle characters little time to sleep; her readers will relate.’ Publishers Weekly

‘Alafair Burke is a wonderful writer with the kind of skill and confidence I admire. I’m a big fan.’ Sue Grafton

‘Alafair Burke has been on the front lines in the courtroom and on the streets, and brings her world alive.’ Linda Fairstein

Praise for City of Lies:

‘Entertaining, full of suspense and really enjoyable. A great read.’ Closer Magazine

About the Author:

A former deputy district attorney, Alafair Burke now teaches criminal law at Hofstra Law School and lives in New York City. Alafair is the daughter of the acclaimed crime writer James Lee Burke.

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