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Good Friday: Before Prime Suspect there was Tennison this is her story | Lynda La Plante
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BEFORE PRIME SUSPECT THERE WAS TENNISON. Every legend has a beginning . . . During 1974 and 1975 the IRA subjected London to a terrifying bombing campaign. In one day alone, they planted seven bombs at locations across central London. Some were defused - some were not. Jane Tennison is now a fully-fledged detective. On the way to court one morning, Jane passes through Covent Garden Underground station and is caught up in a bomb blast that leaves several people dead, and many horribly injured. Jane is a key witness, but is adamant that she can't identify the bomber. When a photograph appears in the newspapers, showing Jane assisting the injured at the scene, it puts her and her family at risk from IRA retaliation. 'Good Friday' is the eagerly awaited date of the annual formal CID dinner, due to take place at St Ermin's Hotel. Hundreds of detectives and their wives will be there. It's the perfect target. As Jane arrives for the evening, she realises that she recognises the parking attendant as the bomber from Covent Garden. Can she convince her senior officers in time, or will another bomb destroy London's entire detective force? 'La Plante excels in her ability to pick out the surprising but plausible details that give her portrayal of everyday life in a police station a rare ring of authenticity' Sunday Telegraph
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Kshakal
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OriginalCyn620 Pretty photo! 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙏🏻✝️❤️ 3y
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OriginalCyn620
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This one sounds good!
#GoodFriday #bloomingbibliophiles

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🧡🖤🧡 3y
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jenniferw88
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Seesydneyread
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Thanks for the tag @GarthRanzz
1. Usually Young Adult because it‘s the closest to the door.
2. “Books are a uniquely portable magic” Stephen King
3. Dr. Seuss!
4. @Lissa00
#fridayfavorites
@Lova

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RinaBrahmbhattBarot
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Happy Good Friday everyone! What are you up to this weekend? #BookishQuestion

BookishMe Great to see you posting regularly again... Hope you are settling in well in the new home ;D 5y
monkeygirlsmama Happy Easter Weekend! 🐣 ✝️ Not much planned here for Easter, but tomorrow we‘re going out for an early lunch and maybe to the park if the weather is decent. The rest of the weekend will be spent lazing about with a book, a puzzle, or games. Might hide some eggs for the girls to hunt Sunday, but not sure the weather is going to work with me that day. We‘ll see. Either way, LOTS of reading on my docket. 📚 😁 5y
RinaBrahmbhattBarot @BookishMe thank you! Yep I'm - moving to our permanent home by end of this month...finally things coming together :) 5y
RinaBrahmbhattBarot @monkeygirlsmama hope you had a beautiful and 'Readfull' (full of Reading) day :) 5y
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KrystleTheBookSlayer
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1) The used thriller/horror book portion of the store.
2) I have SO many. My favorite might be "If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world." by C.S. Lewis.
3) I've never bought any, but there's a baby shower coming up & I could really use some suggestions. Bonus points if the book is female empowering.
4) @CatConstellations ?
@Lova #FridayFavorites

wanderinglynn Books are my favorite gift to give at a baby shower! I usually try to get a board book like Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman or one of the beginner Dr. Seuss books. Then a nicely illustrated one that has a good story like The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats or Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. And then a chapter book so the parents can read to the child, like Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo. 5y
Lova Someone gave me You are my I Love You by Maryanne Love and it‘s one of my favorites. 5y
Lova @KrystleTheBookSlayer I love that quote! 5y
KrystleTheBookSlayer Thanks @Lova and @wanderinglynn for the suggestions! I just hope they don't have any of the books that I get, they have two boys, so I know they probably have at least a few books. 5y
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Em_loves
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Nowhere and no one is safe.

Happy Sunday everyone!

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DebbieGrillo
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📱 Genies & Gems
📖 Historical Fiction
🐣 Cadbury Easter Cream Eggs (I may have a stash)
👫 Hubby
❤ That's like asking a parent to pick their favourite child. Love to all the littens!

#friYAYintro @jesshowbooks

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What a terrific book! I loved the 1970's setting. It was refreshing to revisit a world without texts and gadgets. The characters were believable and likable. I read an uncorrected proof from the publisher so didn't have this fancy cover but I loved it!

Cortg Sometimes I wish we could go back to a simpler world like the 70's without all the social media drama. I need a time machine. 5y
Jhullie @Cortg I agree. When my kids were young we would have power free weekends. I would cook on the BBQ, use candles and oil lamps, and we would play card and board games. Phones and computers were banished. 5y
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Jhullie
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Set during the 1974 London bombings, this is a fascinating insight into the police investigation processes and public fear the IRA instigated.

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Jhullie
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Sunday afternoon relaxation 🤓📕

myers85 Fantastic photo! 5y
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Jhullie
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Enjoying a lazy Saturday before heading out with friends to dinner. Life is good❣️

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Jhullie
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Book mail! Another Facebook win 👍

LA_Mead Nice! 5y
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