The Undiscovered Deaths of Grace McGill (Paperback)C.S. Robertson (author)
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Robertson's bracingly original novel weaves a page-turning mystery about the demise of a seemingly insignificant man and the cleaner who discovers a link to a series of deaths across Glasgow.
Waterstones Scottish Book of the Month for September 2022
Death is not the end. For Grace McGill, it's only the beginning.
When people die alone and undiscovered, it's her job to clean up what's left behind - whether it's clutter, bodily remains or dark secrets.
When an old man lies undetected in his flat for months, it seems an unremarkable life and an unnoticed death. But Grace knows that everyone has a story and that all deaths mean something more.
A stand-out novel with a unique narrative voice and an unguessable mystery, you are guaranteed to remember Grace McGill.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 28 mm
'A dark, disturbing and highly original thriller. You'll love Grace McGill' - Mark Billingham
'Dark, twisted and compelling, you won't want Grace to clean your house . . .' - C.L. Taylor
'A brilliantly original thriller, dark and brooding, with a real emotional punch' - Doug Johnstone
'Clever, dark, unusual and full of genuine surprises' - Louise Beech
'One of the highlights of my reading year. A deliciously dark masterpiece' - Helen Fitzgerald
'Twisted, twisting, original and sinister. The Undiscovered Deaths of Grace McGill is unforgettable' - Chris Whitaker, author of We Begin at the End
'So original' - Crime Monthly
'This is an ingenious, disturbing and chilling thriller in which Grace is an unforgettable character, and not what she seems. Superb storytelling, with an elegant twist' - Daily Mail
'[A] Gut-wrenching thriller. There are jaw-dropping revelations and startling assertions in C.S. Robertson's gruesome tale' - The Times
'Dark and quirky - there's just something readers are going to love about meeting Grace McGill' - Scottish Sun
'A brilliant read' - Daily Record
'A truly startling novel' - The Sunday Times
'A sharp and vigorous novel with a massively original theme' - On Magazine
'Dark and quirky - there's just something readers are going to love about meeting Grace McGill' - The Sun, 2022 Must Reads
'This enthralling story defies genre description' - NFOP Magazine
'It's not just a clever read - you'll sail through a range of emotions and there's no way you'll forget Grace. I'm struggling to remember reading a book like it before, and what a way to start 2022 reading' - Belfast Telegraph
'Beautifully written with a shocking twist, this remarkable thriller has a unique narrator in Grace McGill, and her voice stays with you long after you read the final page' - Sunday Express
'It's a dark page ripper' - Peterborough Telegraph
'This fascinating thriller had me hooked from the first chapter . . . as dark and disconcerting as it is compelling' - Scottish Field
'It's a dark and disturbing novel. It's chilling and haunting. It's original and touching. This book will genuinely be one of your best reads of the 2022' - Crime Squad
'This novel is something a bit different: off-beat, slightly macabre, and not the usual psychological crime drama' - Yorkshire Times
'This is a very colourful and vivid novel . . . gripping, intense and atmospheric' - Crime Fiction Lover
'Robertson tries something audacious, and he pulls it off superbly' - The Spectator
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