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Blitz The South East London police squad are down and out Detective Sergeant Brant is in hot water for assaulting a police shrink, Chief Inspector Roberts wife has died in a horrific car accident, and WPC Falls is still figuring out how to navigate her job as a black female investigator in the notorious unit When a serial killer takes his show on the road, things get worse for all three Nicknamed The Blitz by the rabid London media, the killer is aiming for tabloid immortality by killing cops in different beats around the city Blitz represents Ken Bruen at his edgy, lethal, and sharp tongued best, and will reward fans of his Jack Taylor novels with another astonishing, smart, and brutal vision from a writer rapidly becoming one of the best of his generation


About the Author: Ken Bruen

Ken Bruen, born in Galway in 1951, is the author of The Guards 2001 , the highly acclaimed first Jack Taylor novel He spent twenty five years as an English teacher in Africa, Japan, S.E Asia and South America His novel Her Last Call to Louis Mac Niece 1997 is in production for Pilgrim Pictures, his White Trilogy has been bought by Channel 4, and The Guards is to be filmed in Ireland by De Facto Films.He has won Two Shamus awards by Private Eye Writers of America for the best detective fiction genre novel of the year for The Guards 2004 and The Dramatist 2007 He has also received The Best series Award in February 2007 for the Jack Taylor novels from The Crime Writers Association



10 thoughts on “Blitz

  1. says:

    Blitz, part of the Inspector Brant series reads like a modern day take on Ed McBain s perinatal cop 87th precinct series In typical Bruen style the writing pulls no punches, short on content but big


  2. says:

    Another instalment in Inspector Brant series.The blitz A cop killer haunts the police in London Would Brant be able to catch him The cast and characters are still as they are Binge drinking and enjoying the l


  3. says:

    Blitz is part of a series of books by Ken Bruen It did not detract from my reading experience in any way to have not read any of the other books in this series I think the best way to describe this novel would be to c


  4. says:

    This book was sent to us by a friend from France, and until we received it, the only thing I knew about Ken Bruen is that he had written the story behind the movie London Boulevard I am not sure how the book reads in French, b


  5. says:

    Just like the title would indicate this was a quick read Having already seen the movie I was surprised how faithful it was to the bookThough I thought the character and motivations of the killer were better fleshed out in the film and


  6. says:

    They made a film of this Jason Statham Not too shabby Bruen doesn t mince words.


  7. says:

    I m pretty much obsessed with this author now and especially love this series Good, good stuff.


  8. says:

    I read this in no time flat.Far too violent,black humor,nasty,nasty people.Just my cup of tea.Or whiskey,or poteen.On to the next Ken Bruen.


  9. says:

    Fourth in the Inspector Brant suspense series set in London and revolving around Sergeant Tom Brant, a corrupt, brutal cop with a heart My Take Oh, I was so hoping the opening scene with the shrink would be Brant It s one of the things I like about Brant he has no compun


  10. says:

    Pure Bruen genius When thinking about authors that write noir well, no one comes to mind quicker than Ken Bruen He has a remarkable ability to present us with characters that are rotten inside but still manages to makes us care for them In the Inspector Brant series we get to rea


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