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Common Murder By V. L. McDermid

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Second novel in the series featuring reporter Lindsay Gordon. When her former lover is accused of murder in a women's peace camp, Lindsay must bring all of her expertise as an investigative reporter into play.

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Common Murder (Lindsay Gordon Crime Series, Book 2) by V. L. McDermid

Second novel in the series featuring reporter Lindsay Gordon. When her former lover is accused of murder in a women's peace camp, Lindsay must bring all of her expertise as an investigative reporter into play.

A protest group hits the headlines when unrest at a women's peace camp explodes into murder. Already on the scene, journalist Lindsay Gordon desperately tries to strike a balance between personal and professional responsibilities. As she peels back the layers of deception surrounding the protest and its opponents, she finds that no one - ratepayer or reporter, policeman or peace woman - seems wholly above suspicion. Then Lindsay uncovers a truth that even she can scarcely believe.

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Common Murder Reviews


Praise for Val McDermid:

'Val McDermid is an inspiration.' Herald

'A well-pitched and topical mystery.' Sunday Times

'McDermid's snappy, often comic, prose keeps the story humming.' Publishers Weekly

`The real mistress of psychological gripping thrillers; no one can plot or tell a story like she can' Daily Express

`The Queen of Crime reigns' Independent

`McDermid remains unrivalled . . . Brilliant' Observer

`With the deaths of PD James and Ruth Rendell, Val McDermid is the obvious successor as Britain's Queen of Crime. For me, she has already held that title for many years.' The Times

`McDermid still writes with the telltale verve that's won her the accolade queen of psychological thrillers' Guardian

`No one rivals Val McDermid's skill at writing truly terrifying thrillers' Goodhousekeeping.co.uk

`Move over V.I. Warshawski' Options

`McDermid has created a complex and prickly detective. The relationship intertwines a realistic romance with a solid detective story.' Washington Times

`[She is] fresh and funny with a sparkling sense of time and place' Literary Review

About V. L. McDermid


Val McDermid grew up in a Scottish mining community then read English at Oxford. She was a journalist for sixteen years, spending the last three as Northern Bureau Chief of a national Sunday tabloid. She is now a full-time writer and lives in South Manchester.

Additional information

GOR000981208
Common Murder (Lindsay Gordon Crime Series, Book 2) by V. L. McDermid
V. L. McDermid
Lindsay Gordon Crime Series
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2004-11-01
320
0007191758
9780007191758
N/A
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