Still Midnight

by Denise Mina

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on Still Midnight

Just look at the reviews for this author.  Her peers love her, the press love her, have you heard of her?  Well, it is time you did.  She writes about Glasgow low-life, gritty and atmospheric.  This concerns a kidnapping that backfires, a seemingly baffled family unable to raise the ransom and a murky underworld.  Beyond the crime and detection it explores the nuances of relationships between parent and child, siblings, colleagues, captor and captive.  It is dark, big in plot and deep in human drama.


Comparison: Ian Rankin, Tony Black, Alex Gray.

Sarah Broadhurst

Still Midnight Synopsis

It's a peaceful Sunday evening in suburban Glasgow until a battered van pulls up to one home and disgorges a group of armed men in balaclavas. They smash into the house and hold the family at gunpoint and demand millions of pounds. Baffled, the assembled people protest that they don't have access to that sort of money. The attackers kidnap the elderly grandfather and storm off into the night. Now senior policewoman Alex Morrow has been summoned to investigate the case. But there are so many mysteries. Who were the men? And why did they think a normal household concealed untold riches? The family is certainly not talking. But as she starts to delve deeper, she realises that there are dark secrets all around...

If you loved this, you might like these...

A Dark So Deadly
I'll Keep You Safe
The Naming Of The Dead
Cast Iron Enzo Macleod 6

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781409150619
Publication date: 01/04/2010
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781409100522
Publication date: 01/07/2009
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781409150619
Publication date: 1st April 2010
Author: Denise Mina
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About Denise Mina

Denise Mina was born in Glasgow in 1966. Because of her father's job as an engineer, her family moved twenty-one times in eighteen years from Paris to the Hague, London, Scotland and Bergen.After leaving school at sixteen and a run of poorly paid jobs, she went on to study Law at Glasgow University and researched a PhD thesis at Strathclyde. Misusing her grant, she stayed at home and wrote her first novel, Garnethill, which was published in 1998 and won the Crime Writers' Association John Creasy Dagger for best first crime novel.Since 1998 she has written seven further novels, including The ...

More About Denise Mina

More Books By Denise Mina

Cover for Blood, Salt, Water by Denise Mina
Cover for Garnethill by Denise Mina
Cover for Resolution by Denise Mina
View All Books By Denise Mina

Share this book