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THE JACKDAW LUKE DELANEY

February 22, 2015

9780007585687_1

THE JACKDAW BY LUKE DELANEY

THE CRIME IS TREACHERY. THE SENTENCE IS DEATH.

A man who calls himself The Jackdaw has been abducting financial sector workers from the city of London. Within hours of disappearing, the victims appear alongside a masked man on the internet, bound to a chair in a barren room. He believes they must be punished for crimes of greed and incompetence that led to the banking crisis and the suffering of millions of ordinary working people.

 

The victims crimes are broadcast to watching thousands who decide the verdict a click on the like icon for a vote of guilty, a click on the dislike icon for a vote of not guilty.

 

Once the jury has decided, The Jackdaw will be the judge and executioner. DI Sean Corrigan and hid his Special Investigations Unit immediately inherit the case, and come under political pressure to solve it quickly. But as The Jackdaw’s popularity grows, Sean realizes he’s hunting a clever and elusive adversary one who won’t stop until his mission is complete.

GUILTY OR NOT GUILTY?

A lone vigilante is abducting wealthy Londoners and putting their fate in their hands of the public. Within hours of disappearing, the victims appear on the internet, bound to a chair in a white room.

REVENGE OR MERCY?

Their crimes of greed and incompetence are broadcast to the watching thousands who make up the jury. Once the verdict is cast, the man who calls himself The Jackdaw will be judge and executioner.

LIVE OR DIE?

DI Sean Corrigan and his special investigations Unit are under pressure to solve this case fast. But as The Jackdaw’s popularity grows, Corrigan realizes he’s hunting a dangerously clever and elusive adversary one who won’t stop until his mission is complete.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Luke Delaney joined the Metropolitan Police in the late eighties and quickly graduated  to the ranks of the CID, the early years of which being dominated by his involvement  in murder investigations covering everything from gangland shootings to the acts of fledgling serial killers and everything in between.

He spent his entire career working in the most deprived and crime ridden areas of inner London, finally retiring after fifteen years of service at the rank of Detective Sergeant to pursue  his burning ambition to become a best seller author.

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