Gods and Beasts

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Orion, 2012 - Corruption - 291 pages
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It's the week before Christmas when a lone robber bursts into a busy Glasgow post office carrying an AK-47. An elderly man suddenly hands his young grandson to a stranger and wordlessly helps the gunman fill bags with cash, then carries them to the door. He opens the door and bows his head; the robber fires off the AK-47, tearing the grandfather in two. DS Alex Morrow arrives on the scene and finds that the alarm system had been disabled before the robbery. Yet upon investigation, none of the employees can be linked to the gunman. And the grandfather-a life-long campaigner for social justice-is above reproach. As Morrow searches for the killer, she discovers a hidden, sinister political network. Soon it is chillingly clear: no corner of the city is safe, and her involvement will go deeper than she could ever have imagined.

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Anyway, it was a pleasure to read Mina's prose. - Goodreads
Ms. Mina's writing is absolutely outstanding. - Goodreads
In Denise Mina's prose not a sentence is wasted. - Goodreads

Review: Gods and Beasts (Alex Morrow #3)

User Review  - Ann Keller - Goodreads

How far does corruption reach? You'll find yourself asking this over and over again as you read this book. Filled with suspense and gritty images, Gods and Beasts provides the reader with a startling ... Read full review

Review: Gods and Beasts (Alex Morrow #3)

User Review  - CarolineFromConcord - Goodreads

Mina creates good plots and multifaceted characters, the details about whom are artfully developed. But she has a pretty dystopian view of the world -- Glasgow in particular. So when our heroine ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

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. www.denisemina.co.uk

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