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Bleed Like Me A Scott & Bailey Novel by Cath Staincliffe
  

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You may read this second Scott and Bailey, Manchester-based, police procedural novel because you are a fan of the TV series and this and its predecessor, Dead to Me, are dubbed prequels to the series but I would urge you to read them as crime novels despite the TV involvement for Staincliffe is an ace crime author in her own right. She is very good. Try Witness or Split Second from her back catalogue, poignant, thought-provoking crime at its best.

If you like Cath Staincliffe you might also like to read books by Helen Fitzgerald, Daniel Clay and Belinda Bauer.

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Synopsis

Bleed Like Me A Scott & Bailey Novel by Cath Staincliffe

A family man - The bodies of a man, woman and child are found, lying in pools of blood. The owner of the inn where the bodies are discovered has fled. But he's not alone - he's taken his two young sons with him. No one knows what he's going to do next...A professional front DC - Janet Scott has survived a terrifying attack, and is now having second thoughts about her life and steady marriage - but if she acts on her feelings she risks tearing her family apart. Her best friend DC Rachel Bailey is reeling from a love affair that could have killed her - literally. It's hard to stay focussed. A united force Gill Murray has enough of her own problems without the team falling apart. She knows they must work together if they are to find the desperate man before he makes his final move. But one question haunts her: what will they have to do to stop him?


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About the Author

Cath Staincliffe

Cath Staincliffe was our Guest Editor in July 2013 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing.

Cath Staincliffe is an established novelist, radio playwright and the creator of ITV's hit series, Blue Murder, starring Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis. Cath’s books have been short-listed for the Crime Writers Association best first novel award and for the Dagger in the Library and selected as Le Masque de l’Année. Trio, a stand-alone novel moved away from crime to explore adoption and growing up in the 1960s, inspired by Cath’s own experience. Her latest book, The Kindest Thing, is a love story turned nightmare when a woman helps her husband die and is tried for murder. Cath lives in Manchester with her partner and their three children.

Author photo © Paul Herrmann

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Book Info

Publication date

23rd May 2013

Author

Cath Staincliffe

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Author's Website

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Publisher

Corgi Books an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9780552168724

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