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A Hint of Death (A Bob Skinner Short Story)

Quintin Jardine

3 Reviews

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Crime & mystery

A free short story featuring Quintin Jardine's long-standing series character, Chief Constable Bob Skinner, available exclusively in ebook.

Free for a limited period, an original short story featuring DS 'Sauce' Haddock and Scotland's finest, Chief Constable Bob Skinner, available exclusively in ebook.

When DS 'Sauce' Haddock visits his old teacher to investigate an alleged jewellery theft, it quickly becomes clear that another, far darker truth, lies beneath the surface.

With Chief Constable Bob Skinner's help, Haddock will soon discover that outward appearances are never as they seem, and that no crime can go unpunished...

Also features an exclusive extract from Quintin Jardine's brand-new Bob Skinner mystery, HOUR OF DARKNESS.

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Praise for A Hint of Death (A Bob Skinner Short Story)

  • Very engaging as well as ingenious, and the unraveling of the mystery is excellently done - Allan Massie

  • Well constructed, fast-paced, Jardine's narrative has many an ingenious twist and turn - Observer

  • Remarkably assured, raw-boned, a tour de force - New York Times

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Quintin Jardine

Quintin Jardine was born once upon a time in the West - of Scotland rather than America, but still he grew to manhood as a massive Sergio Leone fan. On the way there he was educated, against his will, in Glasgow, where he ditched a token attempt to study law for more interesting careers in journalism, government propaganda, and political spin-doctoring. After a close call with the Brighton Bomb in 1984, he moved into the even riskier world of media relations consultancy, before realising that all along he had been training to become a crime writer. Now, forty novels later, he never looks back.

Along the way he has created/acquired an extended family in Scotland and Spain. Everything he does is for them.

He can be tracked down through his blog:

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