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Never Somewhere Else by Alex Gray
  

Never Somewhere Else

Part of the William Lorimer Series
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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

If you like Alex Gray you might also like to read books by James Oswald, Ann Cleeves and Ian Rankin.

Synopsis

Never Somewhere Else by Alex Gray

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...

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

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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Book Info

Publication date

3rd September 2009

Author

Alex Gray

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Author's Website

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Publisher

Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780751542912

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