Meet Detective Chief Inspector John Luther. Heâs a homicide detective with an extraordinary case-clearance rate. Heâs obsessive, instinctive, and intense. Nobody who ever stood at his side has a bad word to say about him. And yet there are rumors that Luther is badânot corrupt, but tormented. After years of chasing the most depraved criminals in Londonâs gritty underworld, he seethes with a hidden fury he can barely control, making him do things any other detective wouldnât and shouldnât do.
Luther: The Calling is the story of the serial killer case that tore Lutherâs personal and professional relationships apart and propelled him over the precipiceâbeyond fury, beyond vengeance, all the way to the other side of the law.
Meet Detective Chief Inspector John Luther. Heâs a murder detective with an extraordinary case clearance rate. Heâs obsessive, instinctive, and intense. Nobody who ever stood at his side has a bad word to say about him. And yet there are rumors that Luther is badânot corrupt, not on the take, but tormented. He seethes with a hidden fury that at times he can barely control. Sometimes it sends him to the brink of madness, making him do things he shouldnâtâthings well beyond the limits of the law.
Â Â Â Â Edgar Award-winning writer Neil Cross has created one of the most compelling characters in modern crime fictionâa man who may be a force for good, or hell-bent on self-destruction. For fans of the award-winning series starring Emmy-nominee Idris Elba, and for all lovers of crime fiction, Luther is a compelling, compulsively readable novel by the writer hailed by The Guardian as âBritainâs own Stephen King.â
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