Blood, Salt, Water - Denise Mina

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DI Alex Morrow and her team have been shadowing a woman suspected of being involved in a large drug-smuggling and money-laundering operation. Roxanna Fuentecilla recently moved from London to Glasgow in suspicious circumstances and Morrow's bosses want all the glory when she's finally arrested. But then Roxanna disappears. She's left her partner and her two children and something about the situation, and the children's evasive attitude, leads Morrow to question what's really going on. In the nearby picturesque town of Helensburgh, Iain Fraser is struggling to live with his overwhelming guilt. Under orders from the infamous Mark Barratt he's just killed a woman and now he's left with blood on his hands. Meanwhile Miss Grierson, a former scout leader who left the sleepy seaside town decades ago, has returned. Allegedly she's here to sort out her recently deceased mother's estate, but Iain knows her mother died over two years ago and suspects she has an ulterior motive.

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Critically acclaimed Glaswegian crime writer Denise Mina is the author of nine novels. She also writes short stories and in 2006 wrote her first play. She is a regular contributor to TV and radio. Her novels THE END OF THE WASP SEASON and GODS AND BEASTS have both won the prestigious THEAKSTONS OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD. She is the only author to ever win the award two years running.

Blood, Salt, Water

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA GOLD DAGGER 2016 Salt water lifts blood. Only salt water. Loch Lomond is a mile deep but the woman's body surfaced anyway. Found bludgeoned and dumped in the water, she now haunts Iain Fraser, the man who put her there. She trusted him and now that misplaced trust is gnawing through Iain's chest. He thinks it will kill him. Nearby Helensburgh is an idyllic Victorian town. One-time home to a quarter of all the millionaires in Britain, it is quaint, sleepy and chocolate-box pretty. But the real town is shot through with deception, lies and vested interests. As tensions rise and the police seek a killer, the conflicts that lurk beneath Helensburgh's calm waters threaten to explode. All Iain Fraser has to do is keep on lying. 2016. 304 S. 133 x 200 mm Sofort lieferbar

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krimiscout | 18/08/2016 18:24

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Denise Mina, die schottische Hochmeisterin des Tartan Noir, hat ein feines Gespür für die Psychologie ihrer Figuren. In Blood Salt Water, Band fünf ihrer brillanten, in Glasgow verorteten Thriller-Reihe, sieht sich ihre Ermittlern DI Alex Morrow mit ihrem bisher schwersten Fall konfrontiert. ... Blood Salt Water bringt seine Leser zum Nachdenken und Mitfühlen – die höchste Auszeichnung für einen guten Roman. ...

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