A Song for the Dying (Paperback)
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A Song for the Dying (Paperback)

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Paperback 544 Pages / Published: 31/07/2014
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A heart-stopping crime thriller and the fourth consecutive No. 1 Bestseller from the author of the Logan McRae series and Birthdays for the Dead.

He's back...

Eight years ago, 'The Inside Man' murdered four women and left three more in critical condition - all of them with their stomachs slit open and a plastic doll stitched inside.

And then the killer just ... disappeared.

Ash Henderson was a Detective Inspector on the initial investigation, but a lot can change in eight years. His family has been destroyed, his career is in tatters, and one of Oldcastle's most vicious criminals is making sure he spends the rest of his life in prison.

Now a nurse has turned up dead, a plastic doll buried beneath her skin, and it looks as if Ash might finally get a shot at redemption. At earning his freedom.

At revenge.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007344338
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 34 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A powerful, swift-moving narrative ... required reading for those who enjoy crime fiction with a bitter taste.' Andrew Taylor, Spectator

'A pungent sense of place ... a vertiginous climax ... Ash Henderson is mesmerisingly ruthless on the page' Independent

'Frightening stuff ... a cast of characters to die for' Sun

'Darkly gripping ... as smart a piece of crime fiction as you're likely to read this year ... or next.' Sunday Sport

'Fans of tartan noir will devour this fast-paced and in places shocking criminal thriller...a great story with some well thought-out plot lines and really well-developed characters' Scottish Field

Praise for Stuart MacBride:

'MacBride is a damned fine writer - no one does dark and gritty like him' Peter James

'Fierce, unflinching and shot through with the blackest of humour; this is crime fiction of the highest order' Mark Billingham

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“Good story, but unrelentingly violent”

This novel follows the investigation into a sadistic serial killer who slices women open to implant plastic dolls into their bellies. It's a gripping story in itself, but there is also a substantial side-plot... More

Paperback edition
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Helpful? Upvote 66

“A gripping crime novel”

I read 'Birthdays for the Dead' (Book 1) and also 'Close to the Bone' and thought Stuart MacBride was an absolutely brilliant crime author.
Ash Henderson really is up there with Logan McRae as a... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 57
boston barry

“A Song for the Dying”

This was the first Stuart Macbride novel I have read and it
certainly won't be my last. Loved the characterisation particularly of Wee Free McFree ( chapter 20 is a classic ).
Ash Henderson is a hero who will... More

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