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Glasgow Kiss by Alex Gray
  

Glasgow Kiss

Part of the William Lorimer Series
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A perfectly paced, atmospheric mystery, Glasgow Kiss gets to the beating heart of this Scottish city and features the most dynamic Scottish detective since Rebus.

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 Ann Cleeves, James Oswald and Quintin Jardine.

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Synopsis

Glasgow Kiss by Alex Gray

Eric Chalmers is one of the most popular teachers at Muirpark Secondary School in Glasgow. Gentle and kind, he is the person the students come to when they want to confide in someone. So when precocious teenager Julie Donaldson accuses Chalmers of rape, the school goes into shock. How could a deeply religious family man like Chalmers do anything like that? With some students and teachers supporting Julie, and others standing by Chalmers, life at Muirpark is far from harmonious. And then things get much worse - Julie Donaldson goes missing, and the police are called in. For DCI William Lorimer, this is the second missing persons case in a week. He's been having sleepless nights about a toddler who has been missing for several days - with each day, the likelihood of her being found alive diminishes. Julie's disappearance adds a further burden to Lorimer's already overstretched workload. With hope fading, it becomes a breakneck race against time to find both missing girls.

Reviews

'Engrossing and convincing mystery, elegantly yet efficiently told, showing once more that Gray is a writer worth investigating'
Scottish Daily Express

'Gray gets better by the book'
Times

'An artfully constructed psychological mystery'
Daily Mail

'A gritty, fast-paced read'
Sun

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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Publication date

5th November 2009

Author

Alex Gray

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Publisher

Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9780751540772

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