Star Struck (Kate Brannigan Series #6)

Star Struck (Kate Brannigan Series #6)

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by Val McDermid
     
 

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“There is no one in contemporary crime fiction who has managed to combine the visceral and the humane as well as Val McDermid. . . . She’s the best.”—The New York Times Book Review


“McDermid has a sharp ear for the dialogue and intrinsic humor of the Manchester dialect. . . . She manages, as always, to

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“There is no one in contemporary crime fiction who has managed to combine the visceral and the humane as well as Val McDermid. . . . She’s the best.”—The New York Times Book Review


“McDermid has a sharp ear for the dialogue and intrinsic humor of the Manchester dialect. . . . She manages, as always, to combine her wit and exuberant writing with a careful and clever plot and oodles of perceptive social observation.”—The Times (London)


Bodyguarding had never made it to Manchester PI Kate Brannigan’s wish list. But somebody’s got to pay the bills at Brannigan & Co., and if the only earner on offer is playing nursemaid to a paranoid soap star, the fast-talking, computer-loving, white-collar-crime expert has to swallow her pride and slip into something more glam than her Thai-boxing kit.


Soon, however, offstage dramas overshadow the fictional storylines, culminating in the unscripted murder of the self-styled “Seer to the Stars,” and Kate finds herself with more questions than answers. What’s more, her tame hacker has found virtual love, her process server keeps getting arrested, and the ever-reliable Dennis has had the temerity to get himself charged with murder.


Nobody told her there’d be days like these . . .

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Editorial Reviews

Natasha Cooper
Written with fluent ease, making use of Kate Brannigan's own distinctive voice, Star Struck is a clever novel as well as an entertaining one.
Times Literary Supplement-London
Ian Rankin
Star Struck is Val McDermid at the top of the ratings.
Marcel Berlins
McDermid combines her wit and exuberant writing with a careful and clever plot and oodles of perceptive social observation.
The Times-London

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612940175
Publisher:
Bywater Books MI
Publication date:
10/01/2006
Series:
Kate Brannigan Series , #6
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
143,319
File size:
422 KB

Meet the Author

Val McDermid grew up in Kirkcaldy on the east coast of Scotland, then read English at Oxford. She was a journalist for sixteen years, spending the last three as Northern Bureau Chief of a national Sunday tabloid. Now a full-time writer, she divides her time between Manchester and Northumberland.

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Star Struck (Kate Brannigan Series #6) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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