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The Likeness

Dublin Murder Squad: 2

By Tana French

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Tana French follows her stunning accomplished debut, IN THE WOODS, with an equally compelling psychological mystery that confirms her place as one of the most exciting new voices in crime fiction.

Tana French follows her stunningly accomplished debut, In the Woods, with an equally compelling psychological mystery that confirms her place as one of the most exciting new voices in crime fiction. Still traumatised by her brush with a psychopath, Detective Cassie Maddox transfers out of the Murder squad and starts a relationship with fellow detective Sam O'Neill. When he calls her to the scene of his new case, she is shocked to find that the murdered girl is her double. What's more, her ID shows she is Lexie Madison - the identity Cassie used, years ago, as an undercover detective. With no leads, no suspects and no clues to Lexie's real identity, Cassie's old boss spots the opportunity of a lifetime: send Cassie undercover in her place, to tempt the killer out of hiding to finish the job.

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Tana French grew up in Ireland, Italy, the United States and Malawi. Her first novel, In the Woods, won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity and Barry awards for Best First Novel and the IVCA Clarion Award for Best Fiction. In the Woods, The Likeness and Faithful Place, were all New York Times bestsellers. She lives in Dublin with her husband and daughter. She keeps a website at www.tanafrench.com

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paints a vivid, gritty picture — Psychologies
Claustrophobic, conversational, clever and beautifully written — Literary Review
riveting... hugely satisfying — Irish Independent
An intricate and edgy top-notch psychological thriller. — Woman and Home
"Police procedures, psychological thrills and gothic romance beautifully woven into one stunning story'' — Kirkus
Praise for IN THE WOODS — 0
Tana French's IN THE WOODS is a terrific debut . . . French's psychological insights into the damaged policeman's torment combine grippingly with the clammy atmosphere that surrounds the lethal woods. As an example of a novel in which the past returns to haunt the present, this scores very high marks. — Marcel Berlins, The Times on IN THE WOODS
Lyrical and haunting — Scotland on Sunday on IN THE WOODS
A real show-stopper of a thriller . . . Author tightens the tension slowly until squealing point; Ryan's increasingly taut relationship with Maddox is woven cunningly around the crime plot. A splendid, page-turning debut. — She on IN THE WOODS
A compellingly complex case with nuanced characters and a richly detailed sense of place — Kirkus Reviews on IN THE WOODS
French expertly walks the line between police procedurial and psychological thriller in her debut. — Publishers Weekly on IN THE WOODS
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