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Sleep Like the Dead by Alex Gray

Sleep Like the Dead

Alex Gray

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Thriller / Suspense   Crime / Mystery   
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Sleep Like the Dead by Alex Gray

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Reviews of Alex Gray's books:


‘a welcome member of the Tartan Noir pack’ Val McDermid

‘Engrossing and convincing…elegantly yet efficiently told, showing that Gray is a writer worth investigating’ Daily Express

Brings Glasgow to life in the same way that Ian Rankin evokes Edinburgh’  Daily Mail

‘Supremely confident… The prose is direct and evocative, the kind of classic ingredients that will have readers racing urgently towards the denouement’  The List

‘Tautly plotted with well developed characters and an engaging style’  Glasgow Herald

About the Author

Alex Gray

Alex Gray was born and educated in Glasgow. She has been awarded the Scottish Association of Writers' Constable and Pitlochry trophies for her crime writing, and is the Scottish Chapter convenor for the Crime Writers' Association. Married with a son and daughter, she now writes full time.


Author photo © Charlie Hopkinson

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  • Thu, 17 Apr 2014 @ 19:35
    Happy Publication day Bill Daly for Black Mail. Sorry to miss the launch: blame Caledonian MacBraynes!
  • Tue, 15 Apr 2014 @ 06:54
    In St Andrews this morning to sign books then Perth at 2pm. The quill pen is to hand!
  • Mon, 14 Apr 2014 @ 21:40
    Red road flats destruction not in the Opening Ceremony after all: good decision. Explosions remain fictional ( I hope!)
  • Mon, 14 Apr 2014 @ 21:33
    Lovely day in Dunfermline, Kircaldy and Dundee. Thanks to all booksellers and library staff for organising events.
  • Mon, 14 Apr 2014 @ 21:28
    RT @waterstonesKDY: Here's a photo of us with the lovely @Alexincrimeland today! A Big thank you to her for coming!

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Publication date
22nd December 2011

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery


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