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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (383 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Lynda La Plante Narrator: Kim Hicks Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Anna Travis Series Release Date:
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In the seventh book of the internationally bestselling series by crime queen Lynda La Plante (Prime Suspect), newly promoted DCI Anna Travis takes charge of an investigation for the first time. But is it purely a missing person’s case—or a full blown murder inquiry? An ominous pool of blood and no victim lead Anna on a desperate hunt for a man who has disappeared without a trace. As Anna becomes obsessed with seemingly irrelevant details, her superintendent fears that she is losing control. With no body there is no case, and Anna is under increasing pressure to make an arrest.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Fun, fearsome, and fiercely independent.”

    Sunday Telegraph (London)

  • “Well-crafted…In a nice twist, the identity of the victim comes into question…lively.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “An interesting read and a good British police procedural.”

    RT Book Reviews

  • “Superbly crafted with terse yet colorful prose…La Plante takes a lot of chances with a far-fetched plot and way-out characters, and she hardly ever misses the mark in this absorbing page-turner.”

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  • “This treasure is a true whodunit that will keep the listener guessing…Hicks communicates the frustration and determination of Detective Anna Travis as she tries to solve the case and prove herself a capable investigator in this perfectly performed novel.”


  • “Contains some nice twists, and the character of Travis continues to evolve and grow in complexity.”


  • Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Tania Easton | 2/6/2014

    " Read this out of order, was half way through it then realised it is a continue on but it was still a good read but would rather read a whole series. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Maryellen Woodside | 2/5/2014

    " Another fine entry in LaPlante's Anna Travis series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Rachel | 2/4/2014

    " Absolutely loved it!!! Fast paced, com,pelling and twisty :) "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Marguerite | 1/29/2014

    " This is an interesting police procedural set in England with a female detective, Anna Travis, the protagonist. While reading Blood Line, I kept thinking this could be a good made-for-TV movie in the vein of Prime Suspect (PBS). My problem was that I didn't relate to Anna. In fact, none of the main characters were fleshed out enough that I could envision them while reading. They might as well have been paper cut-out dolls. The puzzle of who was murdered and why, was the only thing that kept me reading until the end. Anna's grieving over her dead fiancee;Anna's relationship with her boss and former lover; Anna's management style with her direct reports, weren't given the attention I think they deserved to help the reader connect with these characters. "

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