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The Flight (Jenny Cooper 4) - M R Hall

The Flight (Jenny Cooper 4) - M R Hall

Title: The Flight

Author:  M R Hall

ISBN:  9780230752023

Weight:  935 g

Numbered signed first edition, first print hardcover



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The Flight by M R Hall

When Flight 189 plunges into the Severn Estuary, Coroner Jenny Cooper finds herself handling the case of a lone sailor whose boat appears to have been sunk by the stricken plane, and drawn into the mysterious fate of a ten year-old girl, Amy Patterson, a passenger on 189, whose largely unmarked body is washed up alongside his.

While a massive and highly secretive operation is launched to recover clues from the wreckage, Jenny begins to ask questions the official investigation doesn’t want answered.  How could such a high tech plane – virtually impregnable against human error – fail?  What linked the high powered passengers who found themselves on this ill-fated flight?  And how did Amy Patterson survive the crash, only to perish hours later?

Under pressure from Amy’s grieving mother, and opposed by those at the very highest levels of government, Jenny must race against time to seek the truth behind this terrible disaster, before it can happen again…

Peer & Press Reviews

The Flight is Cooper’s fourth outing and Hall’s Gold Dagger-nominated books, quite simply, get better each time.  Part of it is the former barrister and TV producer’s ability to structure and deliver a thriller that has you keep turning the pages.  I read The Flight, as its predecessors, at one sitting.  But Hall is also a hit upon a genuinely fascinating aspect of the justice system… The most compelling element of Hall’s books, however, is Cooper herself: difficult, damaged, self-destructive, struggling to recover from a divorce… It is wonderful stuff, chillingly plausible.

Independent on Sunday

As premises go, this one’s a killer… It’s a terrific series, meticulously researched, sharply plotted and peopled with sympathetic characters, led by Cooper, who is always aware of the human consequences of failure.

Financial Times
Bibliographic Data
Title : The Flight
Author :
Book Features
Edition features : This book was only available in the UK as a trade paperback.  However, this hardback is one of a print run of just 400 books specially commissioned for exclusive distribution in the UK.
Edition / printing : First edition, first printing
Numbered edition : Yes – 71 of 400 [on a dedicated number page immediately before the title page]
Series : Jenny Cooper series: book 4
Book features : Black boards with gold-coloured text on spine, red and black decorative head and tail bands, red endpapers.
Overall condition : Fine / Very fine – some very light pushing to spine ends.
Signed : Yes – on the title page [not the number page]
Book Stats
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Imprint : Mantle
Awards and prizes : Shortlisted for the 2012 CWA Gold Dagger Award
Publication date :
Printed by : CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon
ISBN 13 : 9780230752023
ISBN 10 : 0230752020
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages : 418
H x W x D : 241 x 160 x 40mm
Design Credits
Author photo : Alexander James
Jacket images : Daniela Lombard / Arcangel Images (girl) | Mark Owen / Arcangel Images & Shutterstock (other images)

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