The latest William Lorimer investigation from bestselling author Alex Gray. Glasgow-set crime at its most thrilling.
The sixteenth book in the William Lorimer series from bestselling author Alex Gray.
'DS William Lorimer's a cop to rival Rankin's Rebus' Peterborough Telegraph
'Immensely exciting and atmospheric' Alexander McCall Smith
A murder on their doorstep
A case that's too close to home . . .
The body of a young woman has been discovered in Bellahouston park, the second in a matter of months. It's clear to Detective Superintendent William Lorimer of Police Scotland that they have a repeat killer on their hands, who is sure to strike again.
Lucky for DSI Lorimer that his wife, Maggie, is miles away from potential danger, touring Scotland to promote her first book. Faced with strangers at every event, Maggie doesn't notice the quiet, non-descript man sitting in the back row.
But he has noticed Maggie Lorimer. And soon his will be a face she never forgets.
If you like Val McDermid, Stuart MacBride and Ann Cleeves, you will be utterly gripped by this twisty, heart-stopping crime novel.
PRAISE FOR ALEX GRAY:
'A tense and twisty read with superb characterisation' WOMEN'S WAY 'Convincing Glaswegian atmosphere and superior writing' THE TIMES
'An excellent crime writer' DAILY MAIL
'One of the best is Alex Gray' LITERARY REVIEW
'With several surprises this is a gripping read and highly recommended' MYSTERY PEOPLE
An excellent crime writer - Daily Mail
Glasgow's finest is back, and hurrah for that, because DS William Lorimer's a cop to rival Rankin's Rebus - Peterborough Evening Telegraph
A tense and twisty read with superb characterisation - Women's Way
One of the best is Alex Gray . . . highly recommended - Literary Review
With several surprises this is a gripping read and highly recommended - Mystery People
Convincing Glaswegian atmosphere and superior writing' - The Times
Alex Gray was born and educated in Glasgow. After studying English and Philosophy at the University of Strathclyde, she worked as a visiting officer for the DHSS, a time she looks upon as postgraduate education since it proved a rich source of character studies. She then trained as a secondary school teacher of English. Alex began writing professionally in 1993 and had immediate success with short stories, articles and commissions for BBC radio programmes. She has been awarded the Scottish Association of Writers' Constable and Pitlochry trophies for her crime writing. A regular on the Scottish bestseller lists, her previous novels include Five Ways to Kill a Man, Glasgow Kiss, Pitch Black, The Riverman, Never Somewhere Else, The Swedish Girl and Keep the Midnight Out. She is the co-founder of the international Scottish crime writing festival, Bloody Scotland, which had its inaugural year in 2012.