The third book in the critically acclaimed DI Marjory Fleming series. 'Underscores Templeton's challenge to Ian Rankin in Scottish thriller writing.' Peterborough Evening News 'Not for Templeton gruesome bodies strewn across the landscape left and right, here the emphasis is on character, motive and situation, building into an impressive whole. I'm sure it won't be long before I have to write the best-selling Aline Templeton . This is seriously good crime writing.' Sue Baker, 'Personal Choice', Publishing News On a beautiful, eerily quiet May morning in a remote corner of Scotland, a girl is found brutally bludgeoned to death, the silence of the scene broken only by the ringing of her mobile telephone. DI Marjory Fleming thrives on the adrenalin and tension that come with heading a major crime investigation, but with the discovery of not one, but two murdered corpses on her patch, she's about to feel the pressure like never before . . . The community of Drumbreck - a tranquil weekend playground for rich Glaswegians - is small and close-knit. But the veneer of contented prosperity conceals nasty secrets and daily betrayals. DI Fleming must watch her own back as she searches for a link between the two crimes. Uncovering layer upon layer of intrigue and deceit, Fleming is about to learn that while the dead can't tell lies, the living most certainly can . . .
|Publication date:||24th January 2008|
|Publisher:||Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery,|
Aline Templeton lives in Edinburgh with her husband and their Dalmatian dog. She has worked in education and broadcasting and has written numerous articles and stories for newspapers and magazines. Her books have been published in the United States and in translation in several European countries. LYING DEAD is the third novel in the series featuring DI Marjory Fleming.More About Aline Templeton