Bob Skinner

State Secrets (Bob Skinner series, Book 28‪)‬

A terrible act in the heart of Westminster. A tough-talking cop faces his most challenging investigation...

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Publisher Description

A shocking act of violence at the Palace of Westminster draws Edinburgh's toughest cop into a complex new case...

Skinner is plunged into a web of politics and enemies in STATE SECRETS, another compelling and utterly addictive mystery from bestselling author, Quintin Jardine. Not to be missed by readers of Ian Rankin and Peter May.


Praise for Quintin Jardine's gritty novels: 'Well constructed, fast-paced...many an ingenious twist and turn' Observer

Former Chief Constable Bob Skinner is long out of the police force but trouble has a habit of following him around. So it is that he finds himself in the Palace of Westminster as a shocking act befalls the nation.

Hours before the Prime Minister is due to make a controversial statement, she is discovered in her office with a letter opener driven through her skull.

Is the act political? Personal? Or even one of terror?

Skinner is swiftly enlisted by the Security Service to lead the investigation. Reunited with Met Police Commander Neil McIlhenney, he has forty-eight hours to crack the case - before the press unleash their wrath.

There are many in the tangled web of government with cause to act. But the outcome will be one that not even Skinner himself could predict...

What readers are saying about STATE SECRETS:

'From start to finish it is a brilliant story written by a person of pure literary genius'

'Gripping, complex and seemingly impossible to resolve until the carefully-crafted finale'

'Twists and turns abound in this Skinner tome. You will not be disappointed as Bob continues to investigate and intimidate in his usual style'

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
RELEASED
2017
19 October
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
320
Pages
PUBLISHER
Headline
SIZE
2.8
MB

Customer Reviews

thomasj12 ,

State secret

Having read all of Quintin Jardine books this was not up to his usual standard , I will be thinking twice before I buy his next one.

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