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Swear down / Russ Litten.

By: Litten, Russ.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Birmingham : Tindal Street, 2013Description: 277 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781906994419 (pbk.); 1906994412 (pbk.).Subject(s): Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Loyalty -- Fiction | Hackney (London, England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery stories.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: A young gang leader is found stabbed on a Hackney estate - but two people confess to the murder. Ndekwe, an ambitious, newly promoted Detective Sergeant within a subtly racist police force, believes the more obvious of the two confessions: from McKenzie, a teenager from the estate with a police record of juvenile crime. But why does Jack Shepherdson - an ex-merchant seaman in his sixties - come forward with his own confession?
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A young gang leader is found stabbed on a Hackney estate - but two people confess to the murder.Ndekwe, an ambitious, newly promoted Detective Sergeant within a subtly racist police force, believes the more obvious of the two confessions: from McKenzie, a teenager from the estate with a police record of juvenile crime.But why does Jack Shepherdson - an ex-merchant seaman in his sixties - come forward with his own confession? Is he covering for McKenzie, his colleague in the bar they worked at? Or is there more truth in his statement than Ndekwe at first believes?As we listen, with Ndekwe, to their stories - to the lives of the segregated and unheard - a heartbreaking and suspenseful story emerges.

A young gang leader is found stabbed on a Hackney estate - but two people confess to the murder. Ndekwe, an ambitious, newly promoted Detective Sergeant within a subtly racist police force, believes the more obvious of the two confessions: from McKenzie, a teenager from the estate with a police record of juvenile crime. But why does Jack Shepherdson - an ex-merchant seaman in his sixties - come forward with his own confession?

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