“Plot, characterization, pace are all first-rate, and the bouncy Brannigan is one of the most likeable of all today’s PIs.”—The Sunday Telegraph (London)
Kate Brannigan finds herself dragged into a world of drug traffickers, child pornographers, and violent gangland enforcers, bringing her face to face with death in the most terrifying investigation of her career.
About 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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Good natured, fast-paced mystery which made me laugh out loud
Kate Brannigan private investigator starts by investigating a car finance fraud with her boyfriend Richard and he gets mixed up in a murder inquiry. They've become involved with a more complicated story of drugs, violence and child prostitution.