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The Skeleton Road

The Skeleton Road

The third book in the Karen Pirie series, from No. 1 bestselling author Val McDermid.

When a skeleton is discovered hidden at the top of a crumbling, gothic building in Edinburgh, Detective Chief Inspector Karen Pirie is faced with the unenviable task of identifying the bones. As Karen’s investigation gathers momentum, she is drawn deeper into a dark world of intrigue and betrayal.

Meanwhile, someone is taking the law into their own hands in the name of justice and revenge — but when present resentment collides with secrets of the past, the truth is more shocking than anyone could have imagined . . .

From number one bestseller, Val McDermid comes an atmospheric, spine-chilling tour de force — her richest and most accomplished psychological thriller to date.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 11th September 2014

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781405523134

Reviews

The Skeleton Road is McDermid back to doing what she does best: dispensing utterly riveting crime fiction...the real coup of the book is new detective Karen Pirie, who joins McDermid's well-stocked gallery of distinctive characters
Daily Express
A tense, intelligent and unusual thriller
Sunday Mirror
The book is gripping, thought-provoking and original - a tour de force
Literary Review