Halfhead

Halfhead

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by Stuart B. MacBride
     
 

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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

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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…

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
‘Slick, gruesome and brutally intelligent, this is bare knucklesthriller-writing.’ Michael Marshall‘Compelling’ SFXPraise 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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007352746
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/12/2009
Sold by:
HarperCollins Publishers
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
205,415
File size:
429 KB

Meet the Author

Stuart MacBride is the No.1 bestselling author of the Logan McRae series and the Ash Henderson 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. In 2012 Stuart was inducted into the ITV3 Crime Thriller Hall of Fame.

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Halfhead 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
donnasreview More than 1 year ago
I like it when I read something that is not the same ol, same ol, crime stories with different players. This is definitely different and the story just keeps on giving. If you are adverse to language and violence that don't read. You'll only give the book a bad review which it definitely does not deserve. So many give one stars because of the above mentioned. Stop That! Don't read the books if you are against it. Easy Peasy!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
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Very entertaining. It did remind me of his series just set in the future.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow! Brilliant!
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