Halfhead [NOOK Book]

Overview

Terrifying serial killer thriller set in the gritty Glasgow of the near future, from the bestselling author of the Logan McRae series.There are worse things than the death penalty…They call them halfheads: convicted criminals, surgically mutilated and lobotomized by the State, then sent out to do menial jobs in the community so everyone will know what happens when you break the law. There are no appeals, no reprieves, and no one ever comes back. Until now.Dr Fiona Westfield, one of the most prolific serial ...
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Halfhead

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Overview

Terrifying serial killer thriller set in the gritty Glasgow of the near future, from the bestselling author of the Logan McRae series.There are worse things than the death penalty…They call them halfheads: convicted criminals, surgically mutilated and lobotomized by the State, then sent out to do menial jobs in the community so everyone will know what happens when you break the law. There are no appeals, no reprieves, and no one ever comes back. Until now.Dr Fiona Westfield, one of the most prolific serial killers Glasgow has ever seen, is waking up. Surrounded by blood and death and darkness.William Hunter has risen through the ranks since putting Westfield away; now he’s Assistant Network Director, in charge of police actions. But a routine murder investigation is about to embroil him in an appalling conspiracy.The vast connurb blocks on Glasgow’s deprived south side are ready to explode. Eleven years ago the VR riots killed millions – now someone wants to start them all over again. And Will is being dragged back into a past he desperately wants to forget…
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Editorial Reviews

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‘Slick, gruesome and brutally intelligent, this is bare knuckles thriller-writing.’ Michael Marshall

‘Compelling’ SFX

Praise for Stuart MacBride:

‘Riveting and gruesome’ Telegraph

‘Grim, gritty and great fun’ Daily Sport

‘Stuart MacBride goes straight for the jugular with a tight, thrilling novel’ Glasgow Herald

‘The action is fercious and the pace unrelenting’ Northern Echo

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780007352746
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/12/2009
  • Sold by: Harper Collins UK
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: ePub edition
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 8,060
  • File size: 414 KB

Meet the Author

Stuart MacBride is the author of several bestselling novels featuring DS Logan McRae, including Shatter the Bones, which reached No. 1 in the Sunday Times bestseller list.The McRae novels have won him the CWA’s Dagger in the Library, the Barry Award for Best Debut Novel, and Best Breakthrough Author at the ITV3 crime thriller awards.He lives in the north-east of Scotland with his wife, Fiona and cat, Grendel.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2013

    Much better than I thought it would be

    I love this auhor. His books are hit or miss but when he's good he's great. Violence and a bit of language some might find offensive but interesting as hell.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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