Death's Door (Bob Skinner series, Book 17): A serial killer stalks the pages of this gripping crime novel

Death's Door (Bob Skinner series, Book 17): A serial killer stalks the pages of this gripping crime novel

by Quintin Jardine

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Death's Door (Bob Skinner series, Book 17): A serial killer stalks the pages of this gripping crime novel by Quintin Jardine

A serial killer is setting the most devious traps...

There's no end to the deviousness of a murderer, and DCC Bob Skinner won't stop until the killer is caught in Death's Door, a riveting crime novel from Scotland's Crime Master Quintin Jardine. Perfect for fans of Ian Rankin and Val McDermid.

'Jo Bannister, Peter Turnbull, and Ian Rankin can be considered read-a-likes, but when it comes to the depiction of a multilevel police force in action, Jardine... stands alone' - Library Journal

When two young female artists are murdered in what looks like ritualistic killings, the pressure is on to find a highly professional murderer. What is the link with the art world? Is the killer a disgruntled art critic? A twice-jilted lover? The arrival of the father of one of the victims, millionaire businessman Davor Boras, brings in the big guns of the Home Office, MI5 and the CIA. It's not long before Deputy Chief Constable Bob Skinner gets called back to the frontline. With an estranged son, a dubious assistant and connections in very high places, what is more important to Boras: business or family? There's too much at stake - there's going to be bloodshed, and Skinner's men are at risk of getting caught in the crossfire...

What readers are saying about Death's Door:

'This book has a wonderful, intriguing storyline... an overall must read'

'Flows along at speed like all Skinner novels but keeps you in suspense right up to the last page'

'[Quintin Jardine] is THE best crime writer of all time'

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780755351008
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 09/04/2008
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 333,733
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Quintin Jardine was born once upon a time in the West - of Scotland rather than America, but still he grew to manhood as a massive Sergio Leone fan. On the way there he was educated, against his will, in Glasgow, where he ditched a token attempt to study law for more interesting careers in journalism, government propaganda, and political spin-doctoring. After a close call with the Brighton Bomb in 1984, he moved into the even riskier world of media relations consultancy, before realising that all along he had been training to become a crime writer. Now, forty novels later, he never looks back.

Along the way he has created/acquired an extended family in Scotland and Spain. Everything he does is for them.

He can be tracked down through his blog: http://quintinjardine.me

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