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Only the Dead Can Tell: Book 15 in the Sunday Times bestselling detective series

Alex Gray

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William Lorimer, Crime & mystery

The fifteenth William Lorimer investigation: Glasgow-set crime at its most thrilling

Immensely exciting and atmospheric' ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH
'Move over Rebus' Daily Mail
'Exciting, pacy, authentic' ANGELA MARSONS
'Convincing Glaswegian atmosphere and superior writing' The Times

Don't miss Alex Gray's latest novel - WHEN SHADOWS FALL is out now in paperback


"It doesn't matter whether you've read them all or whether you're discovering this bestselling series for the first time, this Lorimer mystery is the perfect winter read to cozy up with

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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 . . .


Alex Gray's new novel BEFORE THE STORM is available to pre-order now

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***PRAISE FOR ALEX GRAY***

'Convincing Glaswegian atmosphere and superior writing' The Times

'Brings Glasgow to life in the same way Rankin evokes Edinburgh' Daily Mail

'Exciting, pacy, authentic' Angela Marsons

'Sums up everything that is golden and enthralling about a good book' Fully Booked

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Praise for Only the Dead Can Tell: Book 15 in the Sunday Times bestselling detective series

  • 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

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Alex Gray

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.

To find exclusive articles, reviews and the latest news about Alex Gray and the DSI Lorimer series, visit www.alex-gray.com or follow Alex on Twitter @alexincrimeland.

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