Captive Audience by Jessica Mann
“A sophisticated, high tension crime novel, deserving all the adjectives usually applied to Jessica Mann – intelligent, witty, sardonic” John West, Sunday Times
Trouble is brewing at Buriton University. A peaceful demonstration ends when a bomb is thrown at the administration building. In the ensuing fire, a student dies. Was it accident or murder? Whilst Professor Thea Crawford gets caught up ion the protest, her husband Sylvester observes from his window. A reporter, injured in action, whose intellectual curiosity leads him to become embroiled in events, starts to ask questions. As he and Thea become involved with charismatic Toby Norman, and the beautiful Jenny Pascoe, it appears that the truth may soon be in sight...