“Caustic and energetic with echoes of Ellroy” Guardian.
“Angel on speed” Q
Hanna Jameson was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey Dagger Award 2013 for her debut novel Something You Are, published by Head of Zeus in 2012, and by Suhrkamp in Germany and Luitingh -Sijthoff in the Netherlands.
Girl Seven, the second novel in the London Underground series, was published in April 2014 by Head of Zeus and a third Road Kill, was published in 2016, all to critical acclaim.
Hanna is currently working on a high-concept thriller set in a remote hotel.
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GIRL SEVEN: BOOK 2 IN THE LONDON UNDERGROUND SERIES — Buy it here
Kiyomi Ishida was just eighteen years old when her entire family was murdered. Now, she’s hell-bent on revenge. She works her way up from the streets to The Underground, an exclusive club that fuels the night-time urges of the ganglords and traffickers, the perfect place to find the people she needs.
Resourceful and ruthless, Seven will do anything to find the people responsible for her family’s murder. Soon she is in the service of a Russian gang, and having an affair with her alcoholic employer. As her last spark of humanity flares, Seven must decide. How many people will she betray to further her own ends?
PUBLISHER: Head of Zeus
PUBLICATION DATE: 24 April 2014
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Nic Caruana is paid to kill people. Once, he was destined for a white-collar job in a middle-class area. But like many kids, he made a fatal mistake. Now, he inhabits the bleak, dark city that runs like a seam beneath London.
His latest job is to track down the daughter of an arms dealer, using any weapon necessary to get to the truth. But Nic has fallen in love with his dangerous employer’s wife. When the missing girl turns up dead, this grief-stricken mother starts playing twisted games with Nic… and this time he has nothing in his amoury to protect himself.
Taut, spare, and brilliantly plotted, Something You Are is the first in a series of menacing urban crime novels from a young female writer of exceptional talent.
“Fast, uncompromising and violent, Jameson’s debut evokes classic thrillers such as Get Carter. Dark and atmospheric with a bedrock of powerful and memorable characters. This is London noir with a subtle punch.” – Judges of the CWA John Creasey Dagger Awards