Hour Of Darkness (Bob Skinner series, Book 24): A gritty Edinburgh mystery of murder and intrigue - Bob Skinner (Paperback)Quintin Jardine (author)
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Quintin Jardine's new Bob Skinner novel sees the Chief Constable faced with a case that calls every part of his life into question.
The body of a murdered woman is found washed up on Cramond Island near the mouth of the River Forth. Days later detectives are called to a flat in Edinburgh; the kitchen is covered in blood, and the occupier is missing.
When the name of the woman from Cramond Island is revealed, it stirs unwelcome memories for those who knew her, Chief Constable Bob Skinner most of all. Now based in Glasgow, he has no reason to become involved in the linked cases. Yet he does, unwittingly setting in motion a course that will lead him into a personal nightmare and the toughest choice of his life...
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 576 g
Dimensions: 232 x 156 x 33 mm
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 *