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by Faber & Faber, 5 June 2014. ISBN: 978-0571283903
Prostitute Kaltrina has escaped
from her violent controller, the Serbian gang-leader Abazi. Now her lawyer,
Keira Lynch, is the only one she can trust ... but Keira has secrets of her
fast-moving thriller draws you in straight away. It’s told in the third person,
with Keira Lynch as the key protagonist, but we aslo see episodes with
Kaltrina, Abazi, Lynch’s informant Jay-Go, the CIA men driving events, and
their hired hit-man, ‘The Watcher’. The body count is high, with several nasty
episodes, and the short sections raced the story along. Lynch is a sympathetic
heroine, outwardly a successful lawyer, but in reality still struggling to come
to terms with a key incident from her childhood. The author’s native Glasgow is
astrong presence in the novel, and
there was evocative description of other parts of Scotland. I loved the way he
caught the nuances of how people speak: middle-class lawyers, CIA toughs,
Glasgow petty drug-dealers.
violent, high-octane page turner with a sympathetic lead character and a
John Gordon Sinclairwas born in
Glasgow , Scotland. He moved to London in the early 1980’s. A starring role in
the iconic 1980s movie Gregory’s Girl
set John Gordon Sinclair on course for a successful acting career. His frist
novel was publish in 2012. He is now happy as a crime writer and lives in
Surrey with his wife and their two children..
Marsali Taylor grew up near
Edinburgh, and came to Shetland as a newly-qualified teacher. She is currently
a part-time teacher on Shetland's scenic west side, living with her husband and
two Shetland ponies. Marsali is a qualified STGA tourist-guide who is
fascinated by history, and has published plays in Shetland's distinctive
dialect, as well as a history of women's suffrage in Shetland. She's also a
keen sailor who enjoys exploring in her own 8m yacht, and an active member of
her local drama group.Marsali also does
a regular monthly column for the Mystery People e-zine.