Final Edition

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Publisher Description

In the third novel in the series, from No. 1 bestseller Val McDermid, Lindsay Gordon finds herself dragged into a sordid world of blackmail, prostitution, lies and murder.

When Alison Maxwell, a well-known Glaswegian journalist with an irresistible sexual attraction to both sexes, is found murdered the police look no further than the owner of the scarf used to strangle her. Lindsay Gordon, however, has other ideas. Maxwell was a serial seductress who kept a secret record of her encounters – including one with Lindsay herself. Recalling the threats that followed the end of the relationship, Lindsay knows all too well the feelings of rage, fear and passion that Alison Maxwell could invoke.

Soon Lindsay is embroiled in an investigation involving blackmail, stolen government documents and the vested interests of a group of people determined to keep her from finding the truth.

Final Edition is the third novel in the Lindsay Gordon series from number one bestseller Val McDermid.

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 the author

Val McDermid is a No. 1 bestseller whose novels have been translated into more than thirty languages, and have sold over eleven million copies. She has won many awards internationally, including the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year, the LA Times Book of the Year Award and the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger. She writes full time and divides her time between Cheshire and Edinburgh.

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
RELEASED
2009
20 February
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
320
Pages
PUBLISHER
HarperCollins
SIZE
840
KB

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