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Shadows of Sounds

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When George Millar, the City of Glasgow’s orchestra leader, is brutally murdered in his dressing room before a performance, his colleagues are shocked. As the show goes on, DCI Lorimer and psychologist Solomon Brightman uncover a series of irrevocably tangled relationships between the orchestra members. Millar had been involved in a series of homosexual relationships and was well known for playing his lovers off against one another, but were his controversial dalliances really enough to incite cold-blooded and calculated murder?

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 Craig Robertson, Stuart MacBride and James Oswald.

Synopsis

Shadows of Sounds by Alex Gray

The Glasgow Orchestra are rehearsing to perform, but little do they know of the sequence of events happening backstage. When George Millar, the orchestra's leader, is brutally murdered in his dressing room, his colleagues are shocked. But the show must go on. Enter DCI Lorimer and psychologist Solomon Brightman to investigate. What they uncover is a series of irrevocably tangled relationships between the orchestra members. Up until his death Millar had been involved in homosexual relationships with several other orchestra members and was well known for playing his lovers off against one another - but were his controversial dalliances really enough to incite cold-blooded murder? A thrilling, dark tale from one of Scotland's finest writers of human envy and intrigue.

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

15th May 2006

Author

Alex Gray

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Publisher

Allison & Busby

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780749082383

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