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Pray for the Dying by Quintin Jardine
  

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A Bob Skinner, Glasgow tale which fans will find follows directly on from his last where, having split up with his third wife, we are led to believe she may possibly have been killed. Newcomers may wish to read a few back titles before this. It’s got a lot of characters, some you need to be familiar with, and a strong political background with plenty of red herrings. Fans will love it as Bob rekindles his relationship with his second wife, Sarah.

If you like Quintin Jardine you might also like to read books by Denise Mina, Tony Black and Simon Kernick.

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Synopsis

Pray for the Dying by Quintin Jardine

'After what happened, none of us can be sure we're going to see tomorrow.' The killing was an expert hit. Three shots through the head, as the lights dimmed at a celebrity concert in Glasgow. A most public crime, and Edinburgh Chief Constable Bob Skinner is right in the centre of the storm. The shooters were killed at the scene, but who sent them? The crisis finds Skinner taking a step that he had sworn he never would. Tasked with the investigation of the outrage, he finds himself uncovering some very murky deeds...The trail leads to London, and a confrontation that seems too much, even for him. Can the Chief solve the most challenging mystery of his career...or will failure end it?

Reviews

'Jardine excels at coordinating the multiple crimes crucial to a police procedural and setting his coppers against the clock.' -- Kirkus Reviews on Fallen Gods

'Jardine's 23rd Bob Skinner mystery showcases the shrewd and personable Edinburgh cop at his relentless best.' -- Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Twenty years ago Quintin Jardine abandoned the life of a media relations consultant for the more morally acceptable world of murder and mayhem. Over thirty published novels later, it's a decision that he has never regretted. Happily married, he splits his time between Scotland and Spain.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd January 2014

Author

Quintin Jardine

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Author's Website

www.quintinjardine.com

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Publisher

Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780755357000

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