January 2014 eBook of the Month.
Famous for his DI Logan McRae series, this new violent tale stars DI Ash Henderson who is in prison for murdering his brother. Now his peers need his help in finding the ‘inside man’ who Henderson was investigating eight years ago. Young women are cut open and a plastic baby doll is sewn up inside them. All very nasty. Sometimes the women did not die but were obviously deeply traumatised. If you like your murder stories compulsive, inventive and gripping, McBride is your man. I think he is very good.
He's back...Eight years ago, 'The Inside Man' murdered four women and left three more in critical condition - all of them with their stomachs slit open and a plastic doll stitched inside. And then the killer just ...disappeared. Ash Henderson was a Detective Inspector on the initial investigation, but a lot can change in eight years. His family has been destroyed, his career is in tatters, and one of Oldcastle's most vicious criminals is making sure he spends the rest of his life in prison. Now a nurse has turned up dead on a patch of waste ground, a plastic doll buried beneath her skin, and it looks as if Ash might finally get a shot at redemption. At earning his freedom. At revenge.
In addition, some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title.
Praise for Stuart MacBride:
'MacBride is the natural heir to the late and much lamented Reginald Hill
Andrew Taylor, Spectator
'MacBride is a damned fine writer - no one does dark and gritty like him'
'Fierce, unflinching and shot through with the blackest of humour; this is crime fiction of the highest order'
'Some of the grittiest crime-writing in the field'
'Admirers of tough, modern crime novels will be in seventh heaven - or should that be hell?'
'Ferocious and funny'
'Hard-hitting prose with a bone-dry humour and characters you can genuinely believe in, Stuart MacBride's novels are a real treat'
Publication date: 16/01/2014
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||16th January 2014|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||Reader Reviewed Books, Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
Stuart MacBride was born in Dumbarton, near Glasgow and moved to Aberdeen at the age of two. After dropping out of university to work offshore he went to work for himself as a graphic designer, eventually becoming studio manager for a nationwide marketing company. He gave it all up to have a go at becoming an actor, until it became clear to him that he was never going to be good enough to make a decent living out of it. Whilst progressing through a whole new career in the IT sector ending up as project manager for a global IT ...More About Stuart MacBride