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Ainst son enmities which smoulder still Resnick recently made up to inspector and ambivalent at best about some of the police tactics had run an information gathering unit at the heart of the dispute Now in virtual retirement and still grieving over the violent dea The last of the series 6 years have passed since Lynn Kellogg's murder and Charlie has retired only to be taken back as a civilian investigator Then a skeleton is uncovered during the demolition of some disused miner's houses The body is identified as that of a woman who disappeared during the 1984 miner's strike At the time the thought was that she had run off from a loveless marriage Charlie is co opted as a helper onto the team tasked to investigate as he had been involved in the very emotive and at times bitter strike which was a full on clash between Margaret Thatcher's government and Arthur Scargill the miner's leader Throughout story follows the investigation with Charlie calling in favours from old time colleagues most of which are retired Jenny's story as the victim which finds her becoming involved in an active role with the unions which involved speaking at rallies and couriering money being distributed to the strikers after the union bank accounts had been frozen this did actually occur and her relationship with her husband and a young miner down to Nottinghamshire from YorkshireA side story is the new Detective leading the investigation and her abusive boyfriend Charlie is just a sad shadow of the man in the previous stories and he rather drifts through the book mostly looking on as a bagman Something of a come down The story itself was good enough and the blend of fact and fiction over the strike was good but the ending came abruptly and lacked continuity of plot felt as if John Harvey had had enough at this pointI could only give this one 2 stars

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Darkness Darkness Resnick 12Th of his former partner the discovery of the body of a young woman who disappeared during the Strike brings Resnick back to the front line to assist in the investigation into the woman's murder forcing him to confront his past in what will assuredly be his last ca Recently finished John Harvey's final Resnick Darkness Darkness am not over it by a long shot and in fact I may remain in mourning for an indeterminate length of time The series ended perfectly winding down as Resnick did the same in his fictional work jazz coffee fueled and sandwich packed life In addition after reading the first three pages as the book brought Resnick full circle I had to stop myself from constantly thinking about one of my favorite films of all time “Brassed Off” starring the late great Pete Postelthwaite about the Grimley Colliery brass band and the Grimley pit closure Oh Mr Harvey how do we thank you enough without appearing obseuious? There's no irony that this is my first post in Goodreads and that it would be about a mystery a police procedural Aside from 1950s children's literature CS Lewis EB White JRR Tolkein A Lindgren the first books that sparked my reading brain to a new level were Dame Agatha Christie's Poirot series when I was in third grade I had my 68th birthday recently so there we have my decades long devotion to mysteriesMonica Donnelly has introduced me to countless authors over the close to 45 years we've been friends but John Harvey's Resnick takes the cake When she randomly sent me #3 in the series I devoured it like a Resnick sandwich Author love struck I found the rest and lined them up chronologically on my bedside shelf always allowing other books to take cuts in order to postpone reading Darkness Darkness as long as I could resist So now it ends and while I’m pretty good at accepting reality all I really want to whine is noooooo The intelligent plot lines this part of England as a bonafide character I was able to look up a map and most of the featured city sections and buildings ie Lace Market Resnick and his colleagues as they navigate their work and personal lives and Harvey's mastery of language; how will I do without them? Rest assured I am reading other books now excellent books but I can no longer put a sandwich together without the “Charlie Resnick conundrum” it’s a thing now kicking in wondering if Resnick would like half Thank you John Harvey

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Darkness Darkness Resnick 12 epub Ä Kindle Edition è horticulturetrader ✓ ☃ [PDF / Epub] ☂ Darkness Darkness Resnick 12 By John Harvey ✑ – Horticulturetrader.co.uk The final DI Charlie Resnick novel from the Cartier Diamond Dagger winner and Sunday Times bestselling authoThe final DI Charlie Resnick novel from the Cartier Diamond Dagger winner and Sunday Times bestselling author of Cold in Hand Thirty years ago the Miners' Strike threatened to tear the country apart turning neighbour against neighbour husband against wife father ag I have clear memories of 1984 and seeing scenes of carnage as the police and miners clashed I was a child at the time The miners' strike is such a wonderful setting for a crime novel and I completely applaud authors who use it as a backdrop The political and social tensions of the time and the sad decline of the coal industry and mining communities was the end result A different time when the country was dividedThis is the first John Harvey novel I have read It's a shame when you read a novel featuring a rather interesting detective character to see its the last in a series I felt very drawn to Charlie Resnick and got a little insight into the man he wasThe plot was just brilliant with the narrative alternating between the present day and 1984 A skeleton was found and identified as a woman who had gone missing in 1984 She is mother and strike supporter Jenny Hardwick Slowly Resnick and DI Catherine Njoroge the lead on the case find out the truth Gritty sad and beautifully written I just loved it Social history and crime merged into a lovely impressive read I will have to read the rest of this series now