All her life WPC Jill Bennett has wanted to be a detective.
But this is 1960 and in Z Division of the Metropolitan Police, before the infestation of political correctness, Superintendent Mahoney will have no female officer on the permanent strength of CID. How can she make her dream come true?
Simply by being the best and when children begin to disappear from Elm Tree school, WPC Jill Bennett does just that.
Jill, a newly qualified police officer, embarks upon an investigation that sets her on a collision course with the men of CID. Only the 'Sarge', Station Sergeant Archie Wallburton, believes in Jill and urges her to stay with her dream.
Jill Bennett - In the 1960's, the best detective the Metropolitan Police never had. You can get to know her in her debut novel, Daddy's Girl.
Imagine, Dixon of Dock Green meets Life On Mars.
A cold-blooded murder, in a disused warehouse in Mitcham, brings unprecedented death and corruption to Croydon...and love to Jill Bennett.
Lieutenant Joe Bridges, an American exchange officer studying British police methods with Croydon CID, is quick to recognize the raw talents of WPC Jill Bennett. Encouraged by Lt. Bridges, Jill finds herself on the investigating team, unaware of the dangers she will face as her quest for justice takes her from the very top of local politics down to the dregs of society.
And, all the while, Superintendent Mahoney is waiting for her to fail…
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