Never Somewhere Else

by Alex Gray

Part of the William Lorimer Series

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on Never Somewhere Else

This was Alex Gray’s first crime thriller featuring DCI Lorimer.  However, her thrillers are very much stand-alone novels although if you want to read them all in published order then start here.  Scratch the surface of the polished Glasgow art world and dark layers are revealed beneath particularly when three young women are discovered trangled and mutilated in a Glasgow park.  Through Gray’s powerful and evocative prose, the reader is lead through the streets, parks and art galleries on a gruesome journey of discovery that never fails to keep the pages turning.

 

Like for like: Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Denise Mina.

 

Lorimer and Brightman series:
1. Never Somewhere Else
2. A Small Weeping
3. Shadows of Sounds
4. The Riverman
5. Pitch Black
6. Glasgow Kiss

7. Five Ways to Kill a Man

Never Somewhere Else Synopsis

When three young women are discovered strangled and mutilated in a Glasgow park, it is up to DCI Lorimer to find their killer. Frustrated by a lack of progress in the investigation, Lorimer is forced to enlist the services of Dr Solomon and Brightman, psychologist and criminal profiler. Together they form an uneasy alliance. But when a homeless man is brought in for questioning the investigation takes a bizarre turn. Soon Lorimer has to scratch the surface of the polished Glasgow art world and reveal the dark layers hidden beneath...

Never Somewhere Else Press Reviews

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

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ISBN: 9780751542912
Publication date: 03/09/2009
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780751542912
Publication date: 3rd September 2009
Author: Alex Gray
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 320 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About 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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