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Power On Her Own (Kate Power #1)

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Introducing Birmingham Detective Sergeant Kate Power, exiled from London's Metropolitan Police by personal tragedy and making a new start in the distant outpost of Birmingham CID. Her new Brummie bosses are good men, for the most part, but they can't seem to let their new female colleague alone long enough to get on with her job. Kate is anxious to lose herself in her work...more
Hardcover, 188 pages
Published 1998 by Hodder & Stoughton
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Kate Power a Detective Sergeant in the Metropolitan Police, has moved to Birmingham following the death of her partner. She has taken over her elderly aunt’s house because Cassie has gone into a home.

In between renovating her new house and dealing with the small group of work colleagues who decide to bully her, Kate has to try and get on with her job of catching criminals. Her team are working to catch a paedophile who is abusing small boys and Kate finds herself much more personally involved in...more
Kathleen Dixon
Kate Powers is grieving the death of her lover of many years, and her inability to have any more contact with his children. She herself was injured in the accident that killed him, and she's still recovering from that. It felt better to transfer to another city, but that means having to build new relationships with the CID staff, and putting up with the harassment that is always directed at newbies. The harassment is downright bullying, but she doesn't want to grass on anyone. On top of that, sh...more
Kirsty Darbyshire
Some quick comments before my book logging gets to far behind... I found this one very slow and disjointed to start with, the writing seemed much more variable than in the first Power book I read, but this is the first in the series so I'm not too bothered by that. Having read the second book first only spoilt this one a little, not enough to bother me. I guessed the involvement of various charaters in the crime due to not remembering them from Kate's future life. I thought the plot relied a bit...more
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Judith Cutler was born and bred in the Midlands, and revels in using her birthplace, with its rich cultural life, as a background for her novels. After a long stint as an English lecturer at a run-down college of further education, Judith, a prize-winning short-story writer, has taught Creative Writing at Birmingham University, has run occasional writing course elsewhere (from a maximum security p...more
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