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Flesh Wounds by Christopher Brookmyre
  

Flesh Wounds

Part of the Jasmine Sharp Series
Thriller / Suspense   
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How far would you go to protect the people you love? Would you take a fall? Would you take a bullet?

This is Chris Brookmyre's darkest and most complex book yet.

Would you take a life?

If you like Christopher Brookmyre you might also like to read books by Iain M. Banks, Carl Hiaasen and Terry Pratchett.

Synopsis

Flesh Wounds by Christopher Brookmyre

Private investigator Jasmine Sharp's father was murdered before she was born, and her mother went to self-sacrificing lengths in order to shield her from the world in which he moved. Since her mother's death, all she has been able to learn is his first name - and that only through a strange bond she has forged with the man who killed him: Glen Fallan. But when Fallan is arrested for the murder of a criminal her mother knew since childhood, Jasmine is finally forced to enter his domain: a place where violence is a way of life and vengeance spans generations. Detective Superintendent Catherine McLeod has one major Glaswegian gangster in the mortuary and another in the cells for killing him - which ought to be cause for celebration. Catherine is not smiling, however. From the moment she discovered a symbol daubed on the victim's head, she has understood that this case is far more dangerous than it appears on the surface: deeper than skin, darker than blood; something that could threaten her family and end her career. As one battles her demons and the other chases her ghosts, these two very different detectives will ultimately confront the secrets that have entangled both of their fates since before Jasmine was even born.

About the Author

Christopher Brookmyre

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.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st August 2013

Author

Christopher Brookmyre

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www.brookmyre.co.uk/

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Publisher

Little, Brown an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Hardback
416 pages

Categories

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781408704080

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