The Crime Writers' Association

Debut Dagger 2016

John Kennedy
Dark Valley

In 1980s northern England, a traumatised detective discovers he has PTSD, and his battle against small town attitudes to uncover corruption, abuse and murder soon becomes a fight for survival.

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