Brookmyre continues his excellent Glasgow based crime noir series with a second case for inexperienced but highly likeable P.I. Jasmine Sharp, who has really wanted to be an actress since she was 6! A seemingly simple case quickly turns dark and dangerous as she get closer to unearthing a deadly 30 year old secret. We loved the twisty turny plot and we recommend you read the first book, Where the Bodies are Buried, first.
Is the devil merely the name we give the worst in ourselves? When private investigator Jasmine Sharp is hired to find Tessa Garrion, a young woman who has vanished without trace, it becomes increasingly clear that there are those who want her to stay that way. What begins as a simple search awakens a malevolence that has lain dormant for three decades, putting Jasmine in the crosshairs of those who would stop at nothing to keep their secrets buried. Uncovering a hidden history of sex, drugs, ritualism and murder, Jasmine realises she may need a little help from dark places herself if she's going to get to the truth. But then needs must...
Publication date: 07/06/2012
Publisher: Little, Brown an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
|Publication date:||7th June 2012|
|Publisher:||Little, Brown an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery,|
Chris Brookmyre was a journalist before becoming a full time novelist with the publication of QUITE UGLY ONE MORNING. Since the publication of A BIG BOY DID IT AND RAN AWAY he and his family decided to move away from Aberdeen and now live near Glasgow. Oh, yes. Author Photo © Tricia Malley Ross GillespieMore About Christopher Brookmyre