Broken Skin (Logan McRae, Book 3)
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Broken Skin (Logan McRae, Book 3)

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by Stuart MacBride
     
 

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The Number One bestselling crime series from the award-winning Stuart MacBride. In this third DS Logan McRae thriller, The Granite City’s seedy side is about to be exposed…A crime of passion, or cold-hearted murder?A serial rapist is leaving a string of tortured women behind him, but while DS Logan McRae’s girlfriend, PC Jackie ‘Ball…  See more details below

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The Number One bestselling crime series from the award-winning Stuart MacBride. In this third DS Logan McRae thriller, The Granite City’s seedy side is about to be exposed…A crime of passion, or cold-hearted murder?A serial rapist is leaving a string of tortured women behind him, but while DS Logan McRae’s girlfriend, PC Jackie ‘Ball Breaker’ Watson, is out acting as bait, he’s trying to identify a blood-drenched body dumped outside Accident and Emergency.Logan’s investigations suggest someone in the local bondage community has developed a taste for violent death, and he soon finds himself dragged into the twilight world of pornographers, sex-shops and S&M.Meanwhile, the prime suspect in the rape case turns out to be Aberdeen Football Club’s star striker, and he has an alibi for every attack. Logan thinks they’ve got it horribly wrong, but can he get anyone to listen before the real rapist strikes again? Especially as Jackie is convinced the footballer’s guilty and she’s hell-bent on a conviction at any cost…

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Praise for Broken Skin:‘Compelling reading … a tribute to MacBride’s storytelling skill’ Sunday Telegraph‘Grim, gritty and great fun’ Daily SportPraise for Stuart MacBride:‘Fierce, unflinching and shot through with the blackest of humour; this is crime fiction of the highest order’ Mark Billingham‘Ferocious and funny, this is Tartan Noir at its best’ Val McDermid‘MacBride is a damned fine writer – no one does dark and gritty like him’ Peter James

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007419463
Publisher:
HarperCollins UK
Publication date:
12/26/2012
Series:
Logan McRae Series, #3
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
544,272
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Stuart MacBride is the No.1 bestselling author of the DS Logan McRae series. His novels have won him the CWA Dagger in the Library, the Barry Award for Best Debut Novel, and Best Breakthrough Author at the ITV3 crime thriller awards. Stuart’s other works include Halfhead, a near-future thriller, Sawbones, a novella aimed at adult emergent readers, and several short stories. He lives in the north-east of Scotland with his wife, Fiona, and cat, Grendel.

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Broken Skin 4.2 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 36 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another winner for Stuart McBride and his Logan McRae series of books! I am now begining book #4, and I can't wait!! While maintaining character and story lines of the series, each book is great on it's own. I especially enjoy the feeling that I am in Scotland, peeking over DS McRae and PC Watson's shoulder while they work! The character of DI Steele is a personal favorite, intense, believable and fun to read about, as all McBrides people are! Fast paced, can't put it down good, read this book, read the series, you won't be disappointed! Thanks to B&N for the free nook book, Cold Granite, that started me reading these excellent books!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I wrote earlier complaining about missing and/or duplicate pages, but called B&N and they had me archive the book, then unarchive it, and that fixed everything. Love this series!
B2-1 More than 1 year ago
I was looking forward to reading this book as I had read books 1 and 2 and enjoyed them very much. I was not disappointed!
bookgirlDD More than 1 year ago
Just discovered this series. Love the main character. I enjoy series and this is a good one. Inexpensive on Nook.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am so in love with Logan McRae. This is a really exciting police procedural series. It hasn' t let me down.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Easily maintains your interest and difficult to put down. However do not read if you are not prepared to learn about disparate sexual behaviors.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loaded this book onto my Nook for $.99 and was surprised at how good it was. My only negative comment is that there seemed to be a lot of characters and when some were referenced in a chapter then referenced again later, it was a bit tough trying to remember how they first came into the story. Other than that, well worth reading with a good ending.
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Diana1airs More than 1 year ago
This is the first novel I've read by MacBride and I loved it! It continued to twist and turn with several interesting subplots and very vivid descriptions of the characters. I enjoyed the jargon of the setting, and although I wasn't sure I knew all of the exact meanings, they were pretty self-explanatory in context. I WILL read more by this author!