Publisher: W F Howes Ltd ISBN: 9781471284649 Edition: Unabridged edition
Often hailed as the modern Queen of Crime, Scottish author Val McDermid’s work includes several bestselling series, including the Lindsay Gordon, Kate Brannigan, Inspector Karen Pirie series and the Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series, the first of which, The Mermaids Singing, won the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the Year. The Hill ⁄Jordan series was adapted for the highly successful television drama; Wire in the Blood.
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