When Chief Inspector Lorimer returns from his holiday on the island of Mull, he feels a welcome sense of calm. But it doesn’t last long. Building to a dark and suspenseful climax, Pitch Black is one of Alex Gray’s most powerful thrillers.
An elusive killer is viciously murdering members of a football team in this next DCI Lorimer mystery from internationally bestselling author Alex Gray When Chief Inspector Lorimer returns from his holiday on the island of Mull, he feels a welcome sense of calm. But it doesnt last long. Kelvin Football Clubs new star midfielder is found brutally stabbed to death in his own home, and while his wife is apprehended trying to leave the country, a seemingly straightforward new case begins. But the grisly murder of a referee after a Kelvin match throws light on some dark secrets. And when the newest player who signed to the club becomes the latest victim in a string of killings, Lorimer knows theres a serial killer on the looseone thats only beginning to show his true colors. As lies emerge and tensions build, Lorimer must discover the truth before one of the players or managers become the next Kelvin fatality.
|Publication date:||7th March 2017|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Witness Impulse|
|Primary Genre||Thriller and Suspense|
Closing date: 30/09/2021
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
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 HopkinsonMore About Alex Gray