A FAMILY DIVIDED. A SECRET THAT COULD KILL.
‘Denise Mina is proving to be one of the finest crime writers of her generation’ Daily Express
Maureen O’Donnell is facing the darkest episode in her life. The psychologist who murdered her boyfriend is up for trial, with Maureen as the reluctant star witness, and her abusive father has arrived back in Glasgow. On top of it all, she has become embroiled in someone else’s family feud.
When an elderly market stallholder dies after a brutal beating, Maureen suspects the woman’s son. She soon discovers that his health club is a front for a far less respectable establishment. As her court appearance approaches, Maureen is under threat once again, and this time she has very few protectors…
Denise Mina is proving to be one of the finest crime writers of her generation
A riveting story with characters who leap from the page fully formed, wonderfully realistic dialogue and the outcome in doubt until the final pages
Lisa Jewell, Abir Mukherjee, Sarah Pearse and more on the crime books that shaped them, and the genre itself, just in time for Christmas.
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