All Us Sinners

All Us Sinners

Fiction & Poetry, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Hardback Published on: 07/03/2024
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Synopsis

'Powerful, provocative, beautiful and unforgettable. All Us Sinners is a chilling, moving, majestic debut' --- CHRIS WHITAKERLeeds, 1977. A chill lies over the city: sex workers are being murdered by a serial killer they are calling the 'Ripper', the streets creeping with fear.Tough, sharp, but tender, Maureen runs Rio's, a clean, discreet brothel in the city. She's a good boss who takes great care of her workers - especially her best girls, Bev and Anette. The Ripper may be terrifying girls who work the street, but at Rio's the girls seem safer.But when Bev's sweet-natured son is found beaten to death, a figure from Maureen's past, DS Mick Hunniford, shows up at her door. Does his arrival herald danger or salvation? And who can Maureen really trust?The impressive and moving debut crime novel from huge new talent Katy Massey opens up a world we have rarely seen, at a time of great danger and drama.'A masterful debut crime novel... Clever and compelling' --- WOMAN & HOME 'I loved this. It takes a fresh and moving look at a series of crimes we all think we know well. The writing is terrific, conveying the fear and the grief of the women who lived through this with tender respect' --- EMMA FLINT'A gripping and important story imbued with suspense, giving voice to the forgotten women in the gruesome shadows of the Yorkshire Ripper' --- DIANA EVANS'A book about real women, vivid, complex and tender from a great new voice. You'll love it' --- KIT DE WAAL'Loved it. A gem!' --- BERNARDINE EVARISTO on Are We Home Yet?'Wonderful' --- LOUISE DOUGHTY on Are We Home Yet?

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9781408729694
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 520g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 158 x 30 mm

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All Us Sinners
Good Crime Debut
Thank you to the publishers for this early review copy. As I started reading this book and to past half way all I could think was would make a great TV cr... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
All Us Sinners
All us sinners by Kate Massey
All Us Sinners by Kate Massey a debut book by the author and it is an impressive debut. The book is based at the time of the Yorkshire Ripper. Leeds, 1977 ... READ MORE
Christine Rennie
All Us Sinners
A Story About Sex Workers with a Backdrop of The Yorkshire Ripper.
3.5 stars rounded up. Leeds, 1977. A chill lies over the sex workers as they are being killed by a serial killer they are calling the "Ripper," the stre... READ MORE
Louise Wilson
All Us Sinners
All Us Sinners
Set in the late 70s, during the time of the Yorkshire Ripper, we meet Maureen who runs a highly successful brothel in Leeds. She is a good boss to all her ... READ MORE
Ashrae
All Us Sinners
A chilling novel set against the background of the Yorkshire Ripper
Katy Massey’s book is set in Leeds during the horrible period that was Peter Sutcliffe’s killing ground. It is not a book about the so-called ‘Yorkshire Ri... READ MORE
Mary Picken
All Us Sinners
Outstanding
4.5 stars rounded up Leeds, West Yorkshire, December 1977. The Yorkshire Ripper stalks the streets in his vicious campaign of terror, killing mercile... READ MORE
Celia Short
All Us Sinners
Atmospheric, edgy and thought provoking crime debut
The world of police procedural and detective novels is laden with many writers- each establishing a niche whether it be through lead protagonist or period... READ MORE
Stephen - the bookworm
All Us Sinners
Eerily good
This novel hit all the right spots, I felt connected to a crime novel in a way I have never felt before. Why? Who can remember the years of The Yorkshire ... READ MORE
Amanda Duncan
All Us Sinners
A good read.
What an impressive debut from the author. Set in Leeds in 1997, at the time of the Yorkshire Ripper, this is very well plotted. The characterisation is aut... READ MORE
Martha Brindley
All Us Sinners
Pitch perfect
Maureen used to be a street girl but now she runs Rio's, a clean, safe sauna in Leeds. Outside in the city women are living in fear of the Ripper but Mo h... READ MORE
Jo-anne Atkinson