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9781782060321

The Detainee

The Detainee

by Peter Liney

Publisher Jo Fletcher

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About the book

There is no point trying to run. There is no point trying to escape.

The island means the end of all hope, until Clancy finds a reason to fight back.

When the fog comes down and the drums start to beat, the inhabitants of the island tremble: the punishment satellites, which keep the tyrannical Wastelords at bay, are blind in the darkness, and the islanders become prey.

The inhabitants are the old, the sick, the poor: the detritus of Society, dumped on the island with the rest of Society's waste.

The satellites - the invisible eyes of the law - mete out instant judgement from the sky.

The island is the end of all hope, until Clancy finds a blind woman living in a secret underground warren and discovers a reason to fight . . . 'Impressively dark' - Financial Times

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About the Author

Peter Liney

2013 saw the release of the eagerly awaited publication of the first book in Peter Liney's chillingly real, dystopian trilogy, THE DETAINEE (Jo Fletcher Books). Since then we've had INTO THE FIRE (2014), and the final book, IN CONSTANT FEAR (2015). And now the news that The Detainee is in line to be adapted for TV as a serial.

Peter was born in Wiltshire, UK, though he has spent a lot of his life travelling, with Australia and Thailand acting as his second home. His list of occupations is embarrassingly long, everything from teaching English to two days as a trainee stuntman (he gave up, thought it was too dangerous). He loves photography, music - both listening to and playing, and is a great movie lover. Which is possibly why he has been accused of not writing books at all, but 'movies in a book form'.

If he wasn't a writer, he would've loved to have been an opera singer, so we should all be grateful for his writing success.

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