Pray for the Dying (Bob Skinner series, Book 23): An intricate and thrilling Scottish mystery - Bob Skinner (Paperback)Quintin Jardine (author)
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'After what happened, none of us can be sure we're going to see tomorrow.'
The killing was an expert hit. Three shots through the head, as the lights dimmed at a celebrity concert in Glasgow. A most public crime, and Edinburgh Chief Constable Bob Skinner is right in the centre of the storm. The shooters were killed at the scene, but who sent them? The crisis finds Skinner taking a step that he had sworn he never would. Tasked with the investigation of the outrage, he finds himself uncovering some very murky deeds...The trail leads to London, and a confrontation that seems too much, even for him. Can the Chief solve the most challenging mystery of his career...or will failure end it?
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 308 g
Dimensions: 196 x 129 x 29 mm
"Jo Bannister, Peter Turnbull, and Ian Rankin can be considered read-a-likes, but when it comes to the depiction of a multilevel police force in action, Jardine . . .stands alone." "Library Journal" on "Death's Door""
"Jardine excels at coordinating the multiple crimes crucial to a police procedural and setting his coppers against the clock." "Kirkus Reviews"on "Fallen Gods""
"Jardine s 23rd Bob Skinner mystery showcases the shrewd and personable Edinburgh cop at his relentless best." "Publishers Weekly""
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