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Suffer the Children

Suffer the Children

ISBN
9780571243631
Published
07/05/2009
9780571243631
Format
Hardback
Price
£10.00
Paperback
336

About the Book

London. A city where no-one feels safe and one man's crime is another man's justice.

A paedophile is brutally murdered in his own home, and to protect other known offenders the police must haul the families of their victims down to the station for questioning. It's just another day in the life of D. I. Will Wagstaffe; better known to friends and enemies alike as Staffe.

In this case nothing is simple, least of all Staffe's personal life. There's heartache from Sylvie, his estranged lover, and the dark shadow of Jessop, his ex-partner and mentor. And as he digs for answers into the grime of the city there's also pressure from his boss and the newspapers who are gunning for him.

Everywhere he turns the boundaries between right and wrong have been blurred but the main question remains: just how far would you go to protect your children?

London. A city where no-one feels safe and one man's crime is another man's justice. A paedophile is brutally murdered in his own home, and to protect other known offenders the police must haul the families of their victims down to the station for questioning. It's just another day in the life of D. I. Will Wagstaffe; better known to friends and enemies alike as Staffe. In this case nothing is simple, least of all Staffe's personal life. There's heartache from Sylvie, his estranged lover, and the dark shadow of Jessop, his ex-partner and mentor. And as he digs for answers into the grime of the city there's also pressure from his boss and the newspapers who are gunning for him. Everywhere he turns the boundaries between right and wrong have been blurred but the main question remains: just how far would you go to protect your children?
  • Adam Creed

    Adam Creed was born in Salford and read PPE at Balliol College Oxford. He abandoned a career in the City to study writing at Sheffield Hallam University, following which he wrote in Andalucia then returned to England to work with writers in prison. He is now Head of Writing at Liverpool John Moores University and Project Leader of Free to Write.

    Death in the Sun is the fourth novel in the D. I. Staffe series, which also includes Suffer the Children, Willing Flesh and Pain of Death.