Gods and Beasts: A Novel

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Little, Brown, Feb 26, 2013 - Fiction - 320 pages
12 Reviews
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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Review: Gods and Beasts (Alex Morrow #3)

User Review  - Kelly Parker - Goodreads

This book was a waste of time. Too many characters and subplots that don't really connect, or at least not very well. I was somewhat patiently waiting for everything to lead somewhere when the book ended. Read full review

Review: Gods and Beasts (Alex Morrow #3)

User Review  - Goodreads

This book was a waste of time. Too many characters and subplots that don't really connect, or at least not very well. I was somewhat patiently waiting for everything to lead somewhere when the book ended. Read full review

About the author (2013)

Denise Mina is the author of 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 lives in Glasgow.

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