Grievous Angel

Grievous Angel

Book - 2011
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Edinburgh's toughest cop, Bob Skinner, looks into his past to assuage his demons in Quintin Jardine's thrilling new mystery

Skinner revisits his nightmares: old but not forgotten. Fifteen years in the past, newly promoted Detective Superintendent Bob Skinner is called to investigate a most brutal death. A man lies at the deep end of an empty swimming pool, his neck broken and almost every other bone in his body shattered. Soon, an organized crime connection looms, and bloody retribution spreads to a second city. Violence then erupts on a new front, as a vicious knifeman seems to be targeting Edinburgh's gay population. As if this double dose of homicide isn't enough for a single man with a teenage daughter to raise and protect, Skinner's personal life takes a similar, perilous twist. Can he stay on the side of the angels, or will he fall?


Publisher: London : Headline, 2011
ISBN: 9780755356928
0755356926
Branch Call Number: M JARDINE
Characteristics: 409 p. ; 24 cm

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vic17
Mar 14, 2014

Although I am a big Bob Skinner fan, I found that the first person telling of the story took a lot away from the book.

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