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Trying to escape her own troubled past and the memories of her lover's murder, Maureen O'Donnell finds refuge working as a counselor at a shelter for battered women. When the body of shelter resident Ann Harris washes up on the banks of the Thames River two weeks later, Maureen vows to discover what happened and to prove that Ann's husband is not to blame. Taking her search to London, Maureen soon encounters disturbing truths about Ann's hidden past — including a secret that has Maureen fighting for her life.

Review:

"Stunning....The danger reaches a frightening pitch." Rocky Mountain News

Review:

"Mina offers us a complex plot with a shocking ending, all told in an amazingly original voice." Cleveland Plain Dealer

Review:

"This is a terrific book." Dallas Morning News

Review:

"A good suggestion for anyone who appreciates their mysteries dark." Library Journal

Synopsis:

"Stunning. . . . The danger reaches a frightening pitch."--Rocky Mountain News

"Mina offers us a complex plot with a shocking ending, all told in an amazingly original voice." -Cleveland Plain Dealer

"This is a terrific book." -Dallas Morning News

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

Trying to escape her own troubled past and the memories of her lover's murder, Maureen O'Donnell finds refuge working as a counselor at a shelter for battered women. When the body of shelter resident Ann Harris washes up on the banks of the Thames River two weeks later, Maureen vows to discover what happened and to prove that Ann's husband is not to blame. Taking her search to London, Maureen soon encounters disturbing truths about Ann's hidden past - including a secret that has Maureen fighting for her life.

"Atmospheric, intense, and full of the disturbing flavor of inner-city lowlife." -Guardian

"Reads like a slap in the face - and a kick in the ribs and a fist in the stomach . . . like its powerful predecessor, Garnethill." -New York Times Book Review

About the Author

Denise Mina is the author of The Dead Hour, Field of Blood, Deception, and the Garnethill trilogy, the first installment of which won her the John Creasey Memorial Prize for best first crime novel. She lives in Glasgow.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316016803
Author:
Mina, Denise
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Women social workers
Subject:
Women's shelters. .
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.21x5.57x1.17 in. .88 lbs.

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Product details 448 pages Back Bay Books - English 9780316016803 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Stunning....The danger reaches a frightening pitch."
"Review" by , "Mina offers us a complex plot with a shocking ending, all told in an amazingly original voice."
"Review" by , "This is a terrific book."
"Review" by , "A good suggestion for anyone who appreciates their mysteries dark."
"Synopsis" by , "Stunning. . . . The danger reaches a frightening pitch."--Rocky Mountain News

"Mina offers us a complex plot with a shocking ending, all told in an amazingly original voice." -Cleveland Plain Dealer

"This is a terrific book." -Dallas Morning News

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

Trying to escape her own troubled past and the memories of her lover's murder, Maureen O'Donnell finds refuge working as a counselor at a shelter for battered women. When the body of shelter resident Ann Harris washes up on the banks of the Thames River two weeks later, Maureen vows to discover what happened and to prove that Ann's husband is not to blame. Taking her search to London, Maureen soon encounters disturbing truths about Ann's hidden past - including a secret that has Maureen fighting for her life.

"Atmospheric, intense, and full of the disturbing flavor of inner-city lowlife." -Guardian

"Reads like a slap in the face - and a kick in the ribs and a fist in the stomach . . . like its powerful predecessor, Garnethill." -New York Times Book Review

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