Read the third novel in the Paddy Meehan series, from award-winning author Denise Mina.
‘One of the most original voices in crime fiction’ Daily Mail
Paddy Meehan finally has it all: a flat of her own in Glasgow and a job as one of Scotland’s leading newspaper columnists. Then the police knock on her door. Her former lover Terry has been found in a ditch, shot through the head.
Even though they had split up months before, Terry has left her everything, including a house in Ayrshire and boxes of notebooks. As Paddy digs deeper into his murder, it soon becomes clear that the secret he was about to expose is worth killing for. And that she is next in line.
Mina infuses the city with human warmth and social realism; dialogue is convincingly street-witty and Paddy is an endearing heroine
Uncompromisingly real... Another fine book from Mina, and in Paddy Meehan, she has created a touching and loving heroine
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There's a distinctly Scottish flavour to this month's podcast as we discuss the idea of home with Annalena McAfee, the concept of borders with Rory Stewart and walk the streets of Glasgow on the trail of a serial killer with Denise Mina