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Sleep Like The Dead

Sleep Like The Dead

‘Immensely exciting and atmospheric’ ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH
‘Move over Rebus’ Daily Mail
‘Exciting, pacey, authentic’ ANGELA MARSONS
‘Convincing Glaswegian atmosphere and superior writing’ The Times

Don’t miss Alex Gray’s latest novel – WHEN SHADOWS FALL is out now in paperback


It doesn’t matter whether you’ve read them all or whether you’re discovering this bestselling series for the first time, this Lorimer mystery is the perfect winter read to cozy up with

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No one rests in peace.

There’s a hitman in Glasgow: unpaid and angry, he’s decided to settle his own debts…

Elsewhere in the city, Marianne Brogan can’t sleep. She’s plagued by a nightmare: someone in the shadows, whispering threats, stalking her every move. To make matters worse, Marianne can’t get hold of her brother, Billy. Despite knowing some shady characters from Glasgow’s underworld, Billy’s always been there for her – until now.

DCI Lorimer and his team are faced with a string of seemingly unconnected but professional killings. Without witnesses or much conclusive evidence to build a case, the officers are drawing a blank. Criminal psychologist Solly Brightman is off the case due to budget cuts. But Solly is more closely connected to the murders than he could possibly know . . .

And as the hitman plans a bloody ransom to get his fee, the race is on to find out just who hired him – and who’s next on the hit list.

Alex Gray’s new novel BEFORE THE STORM is available to pre-order now
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***PRAISE FOR ALEX GRAY***

‘Convincing Glaswegian atmosphere and superior writing’ The Times

‘Brings Glasgow to life in the same way Rankin evokes Edinburgh’ Daily Mail

‘Exciting, pacy, authentic’ Angela Marsons

‘Sums up everything that is golden and enthralling about a good book’ Fully Booked
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 3rd February 2011

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780748117376