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Clean Cut

Theresa Monsour

11 Reviews

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Fiction, Crime & mystery

Theresa Monsour's first crime novel, introducing the female detective Paris Murphy

Paris Murphy, half-Irish, half-Lebanese, is extremely good at her job, though far less successful in her private life, which is a mess: she's got an on/off marriage to an ER doctor, a looming affair with a colleague in the forensic department and a mother who always calls at the worst possible moment. Tracking down killers is a far more attractive proposition than tidying up her own affairs and her latest investigation is gripping.

The murder of a prostitute in St Paul's is the latest in a series of killings, and the police are sure they know who they are after - a successful plastic surgeon, scion of a powerful local family - and it is up to Paris and her partner, Gabe, to prove their case. But hard evidence is hard to come by, until Paris herself attracts the killer's attention ...

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Praise for Clean Cut

  • A great thriller debut ... Think Michael Connelly or Sara Paretsky ... Both scary and satisfying.

  • John Sandford

  • Paris Murphy, the heroine of this superb new novel, is a force to be reckoned with. So is Theresa Monsour.

  • Daniel Silva

  • Featuring a compelling protagonist and a cast of complex, fleshed-out characters, the thriller speeds us from start to finish under the guidance of a master storyteller.

  • Jeffery Deaver

  • Intuitive, gritty, and completely entertaining, Paris Murphy stakes a claim to the front rank of crime fiction heroines.

  • Chuck Logan

  • Paris Murphy, the heroine of this superb new novel, is a force to be reckoned with. So is Theresa Monsour. - Daniel Silva

  • Featuring a compelling protagonist and a cast of complex, fleshed-out characters, the thriller speeds us from start to finish under the guidance of a master storyteller. - Jeffery Deaver

  • A great thriller debut ... Think Michael Connelly or Sara Paretsky ... Both scary and satisfying. - John Sandford

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Theresa Monsour

Theresa Monsour lives in Minnesota with her husband and two sons. A journalist by trade, she has reported on working mothers, crime, courts, education and city life. When she is not writing she enjoys small-game hunting, fishing, cross-country ski-ing and cooking.