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Only the Dead Can Tell By Alex Gray

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The latest William Lorimer investigation: Glasgow-set crime at its most thrilling

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Only the Dead Can Tell by Alex Gray

**THIS EDITION INCLUDES A BONUS SHORT STORY**

'Exciting, pacy, authentic with outstanding characterisation' ANGELA MARSONS

When Dorothy Guildford is found stabbed to death in her home, all signs point to her husband, Peter. The forensic psychologist is convinced there's more to the case that meets the eye but Police Scotland are certain they have their man.

While DC Kirsty Wilson searches for evidence that will put Peter away for good, she is shocked to discover a link with a vast human-trafficking operation that Detective Superintendent William Lorimer has been investigating for months. But before they can interrogate him, Peter is brutally attacked.

With one person dead and another barely hanging on, the clock is ticking for DC Wilson and DSI Lorimer. And the stakes grow higher still when one of their own is kidnapped . . .

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Only the Dead Can Tell Reviews


Brings Glasgow to life in the same way Ian Rankin evokes Edinburgh - Daily Mail

It is important to remind the rest of the country just how impressive Gray's work is ... told with characteristic panache, [The Darkest Goodbye] confirms what an excellent crime writer Gray has become - Daily Mail (The Darkest Goodbye)

Few have matched the sustained high quality of [Alex Gray's] output over twelve novels...What she delivers is sound characterisation, convincing Glaswegian atmosphere and superior writing. - The Times

She definitely lives up to the hype . . . It's a fantastic plot, one that has a very interesting and topical debate at the heart of it, and keeps you guessing to the very last few pages . . . This was my first foray with Alex Gray - but it definitely won't be my last. - Press & Journal, Book of the Week (The Darkest Goodbye)

Alex Gray has been building a reputation as one of the most reliable practitioners of crime fiction at work today - Good Book Guide

About Alex Gray


Alex Gray was born and educated in Glasgow. After studying English and Philosophy at the University of Strathclyde, she worked as a visiting officer for the DHSS, a time she looks upon as postgraduate education since it proved a rich source of character studies. She then trained as a secondary school teacher of English. Alex began writing professionally in 1993 and had immediate success with short stories, articles and commissions for BBC radio programmes. She has been awarded the Scottish Association of Writers' Constable and Pitlochry trophies for her crime writing. A regular on the Scottish bestseller lists, her previous novels include Five Ways to Kill a Man, Glasgow Kiss, Pitch Black, The Riverman, Never Somewhere Else, The Swedish Girl and Keep the Midnight Out. She is the co-founder of the international Scottish crime writing festival, Bloody Scotland, which had its inaugural year in 2012.

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GOR009322946
Only the Dead Can Tell by Alex Gray
Alex Gray
William Lorimer
Used - Like New
Hardback
Little, Brown Book Group
2018-03-22
400
0751568457
9780751568455
N/A
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.