A Pound Of Flesh: 9

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Little, Brown Book Group, Mar 1, 2012 - Fiction - 352 pages
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In the depths of a freezing winter, Glasgow finds itself at the mercy of not one, but two serial killers.

This is Detective Inspector Lorimer's worst nightmare and beyond anything he's faced in his years on the force. Can he find a link between the brutal slaying of prostitutes in the back streets of the city and the methodical killing of several unconnected businessmen?

When the latest victim turns out to be a prominent Scottish politician, the media's spotlight is shone on Lorimer's investigation. Psychologist and criminal profiler Solly Brightman is called in to help solve the cases, but his help may be futile as they realise that someone on the inside is leaking confidential police information. Meanwhile two killers haunt the snowy streets and Lorimer must act fast, before they strike again...

Evoking the gritty truth of Glasgow like no other writer, Alex Gray has created in Lorimer the most dynamic Scottish detective since Rebus.

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Review: A Pound of Flesh (DCI Lorimer #9)

User Review  - Lwg - Goodreads

Reasonable plot, but the style and characterisation are very clunky. Read full review

Review: A Pound of Flesh (DCI Lorimer #9)

User Review  - Fiona - Goodreads

DNF after thirty pages. After Buchan's Witch Wood, this was always going to feel extremely clumpy. It's, what, Alex Gray's ninth book? And there are still that many adjectives lying about the place? I think I'll pass, sorry. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Alex Gray was born and educated in Glasgow. She has been awarded the Scottish Association of Writers' Constable and Pitlochry trophies for her crime writing and is the co-founder of the Bloody Scotland international crime writing festival. Married with a son and daughter, she lives in Scotland and is currently writing the next book in the Detective Lorimer series. www.alex-gray.com

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