The Burning Boy - The Vincent Swan Mysteries (Paperback)Nicola White (author)
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Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 196 x 136 x 28 mm
Period, pace, plot and pathos: once again Nicola White provides the lot * Sunday Times Crime Club Pick *
A delicately constructed web in which the detectives' personal and professional lives intersect with their investigation to devastating effect... Where White goes from here is a matter of the keenest anticipation * Irish Times *
Nicola White's 1986 Dublin and its more exotic characters are instantly recognisable to anyone around at that time, which adds spice to a well-told mystery * Irish Independent *
Rich in atmosphere... refreshingly different... her best yet * Bookmunch *
PRAISE FOR THE SERIES: 'A mesmerising tale of secrets and lies rising from the past to strangle the present -- Val McDermid
As good as it gets: a debut shot through with the real, horrifying cruelty of true crime and a heart-race ending -- Denise Mina
A terrific new gem of Irish noir * Sunday Times *
Psychological nuanced and compassionate... gripping * Irish Times *
A vivid thriller. Engrossing right up to its sombre resolution * Irish Independent *
A moving, intelligent and courageous book -- AL Kennedy
This superb, pitch-perfect debut is a compulsive, page-turning crime novel, a haunting slab of Irish family gothic and a moving study of a young woman coming of age in a society deeply unsympathetic to women -- Declan Hughes
Infused with depth, darkness and acute psychological drama * Herald *
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