The fifteenth William Lorimer investigation: Glasgow-set crime at its most thrilling
***Discover your next reading obsession with Alex Gray's bestselling Scottish detective series***
Whether you've read them all or whether this is your first Lorimer novel, ONLY THE DEAD CAN TELL is perfect if you love Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Ann Cleeves
Don't miss the latest thrilling series instalment - BEFORE THE STORM IS OUT NOW WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT THE LORIMER SERIES:
'Warm-hearted, atmospheric' ANN CLEEVES
'Relentless and intriguing' PETER MAY
'Move over Rebus' DAILY MAIL
'Exciting, pacey, authentic' ANGELA MARSONS
'Superior writing' THE TIMES
'Immensely exciting and atmospheric' ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH
When there are no witnesses . . .
When Dorothy Guildford is found stabbed to death in her home, all signs point to her husband, Peter. The forensic psychologist is convinced there's more to the case that meets the eye but Police Scotland are certain they have their man.
While DC Kirsty Wilson searches for evidence that will put Peter away for good, she is shocked to discover a link with a vast human-trafficking operation that Detective Superintendent William Lorimer has been investigating for months. But before they can interrogate him, Peter is brutally attacked.
With one person dead and another barely hanging on, the clock is ticking for DC Wilson and DSI Lorimer.
And the stakes grow higher still when one of their own is kidnapped . . .
Brings Glasgow to life in the same way Ian Rankin evokes Edinburgh - Daily Mail
It is important to remind the rest of the country just how impressive Gray's work is ... told with characteristic panache, [The Darkest Goodbye] confirms what an excellent crime writer Gray has become - Daily Mail (The Darkest Goodbye)
Few have matched the sustained high quality of [Alex Gray's] output over twelve novels...What she delivers is sound characterisation, convincing Glaswegian atmosphere and superior writing. - The Times
She definitely lives up to the hype . . . It's a fantastic plot, one that has a very interesting and topical debate at the heart of it, and keeps you guessing to the very last few pages . . . This was my first foray with Alex Gray - but it definitely won't be my last. - Press & Journal, Book of the Week (The Darkest Goodbye)
Alex Gray has been building a reputation as one of the most reliable practitioners of crime fiction at work today - Good Book Guide
Alex Gray is the Sunday Times bestselling author of the Detective William Lorimer series. Born and raised 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 international Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival.
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