By Denise Mina

ISBN-10: 0316145785

ISBN-13: 9780316145787

"Stunning. . . . the chance reaches a daunting pitch."--Rocky Mountain News

"Mina bargains us a posh plot with a surprising finishing, all advised in an amazingly unique voice." -Cleveland undeniable Dealer

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Trying to flee her personal afflicted prior and the thoughts of her lover's homicide, Maureen O'Donnell reveals safe haven operating as a counselor at a preserve for battered ladies. whilst the physique of safeguard resident Ann Harris washes up at the banks of the Thames River weeks later, Maureen vows to find what occurred and to turn out that Ann's husband isn't responsible. Taking her seek to London , Maureen quickly encounters stressful truths approximately Ann's hidden prior - together with a mystery that has Maureen battling for her life.

"Atmospheric, extreme, and whole of the hectic taste of inner-city lowlife." -Guardian

"Reads like a slap within the face - and a kick within the ribs and a fist within the abdominal . . . like its strong predecessor, Garnethill." -New York occasions booklet evaluation

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Yeah, come on, you know,” Parker said. “The one with the really good six-pack. Whathisname. ” Mark asked. ” Parker bobbed his head like those dogs you see on car dashboards. “Him. ” “Soooo . ” Robert, who was the most serious of the three, gave Parker a speculative look. ” Parker was offended. “I’m just saying. ” “No way. You’re crazy,” I said. ” Parker did an all-purpose shrug. ” “Don’t know about my dad. I kind of doubt it. Not much upsets him. ” Mark brayed. ” “Thanks,” I said. Parker clapped a hand on my shoulder.

Bad idea. “I’m honestly not sure,” I said and turned it around. “What about you? ” “I hope so. Maybe. It’s not just the money. ” Jimmy was suddenly very intent on fitting cups. ” “What do you want to be? ” I did a double take. “Really? Like . . ” “Shut up. You mean, like a real photographer? ” Jimmy looked both embarrassed and kind of like he was about to bust a gut, he wanted to let out this secret so much— and, all of a sudden, this huge wash of relief swept through me, too: this sense of so that’s it; phew, no big deal; dodged that bullet.

Sort of,” I said. Maybe if I kept my responses brief, we’d just get past this. ” “Oh . ” I dipped a cow’s teats in iodine. “You know . ” Just as soon as the words tumbled from my mouth, I wanted to scoop them back. Why I went that far—admitted that out loud to somebody else—I don’t know. In a way, it was like I was picking up where Jimmy left off. Only now it was me daring me to lay all my secrets in the sun where everyone could see—and me, most of all. Because once said, it couldn’t be unsaid.

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