The Red Road: A Novel

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Little, Brown, Feb 25, 2014 - Fiction - 304 pages
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Alex Morrow faces her toughest opponents yet in this brilliant new thriller about criminals, consequences, and convictions.

Police detective Alex Morrow has met plenty of unsavory characters in her line of work, but arms dealer Michael Brown ranks among the most brutal and damaged of the criminals she's known. Morrow is serving as a witness in Brown's trial, where the case hinges on his fingerprints found on the guns he sells.

When the investigation leads to a privileged Scottish lawyer who's expecting to be assassinated after a money laundering scheme goes bad, and a woman who's spying on the people who put her in jail, Morrow has her hands full. And that's before she even gets to her family issues.

THE RED ROAD is a thrilling new novel from a masterful writer, proving once again that "If you don't love Denise Mina, you don't love crime fiction." (Val McDermid)

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I wanted so badly for a fairy tale ending for her. - Goodreads
She is a great writer, without the "mystery" qualifier. - Goodreads
Summary: a so-so book from a great writer. - Goodreads
The Red Road" is all about the plot. - Goodreads
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Review: The Red Road (Alex Morrow #4)

User Review  - Geeta - Goodreads

I found this book really tedious and unnecessarily complicated. Mina follows three story lines here: Morrow's investigation, which is affected by the two other plot lines. For me, there were too many ... Read full review

Review: The Red Road (Alex Morrow #4)

User Review  - Amanda Bolderston - Goodreads

I was so happy to get my hands on the latest Alex Morrow, Denis Mina is my favourite crime writer (with Mo Hayder sneaking in a close second). This is the fourth in the series and we're reintroduced ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Denise Mina is the author of Gods and Beasts, The End of the Wasp Season, Still Midnight, Slip of the Knife, 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 also writes for the popular graphic novel series Hellblazer. Mina lives in Glasgow.

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