The Dark Remains

The Sunday Times Bestseller and The Crime and Thriller Book of the Year 2022

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Publisher Description

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

In this scorching crime hook-up, number one bestseller Ian Rankin and Scottish crime-writing legend William McIlvanney join forces for the first ever case of DI Laidlaw, Glasgow’s original gritty detective

'Fantastic' Lee Child
'Absolutely brilliant' Mick Herron

If the truth's in the shadows, get out of the light . . .

Lawyer Bobby Carter did a lot of work for the wrong type of people. Now he’s dead and it was no accident. He’s left behind his share of enemies, but who dealt the fatal blow?

DC Jack Laidlaw’s reputation precedes him. He’s not a team player, but he’s got a sixth sense for what’s happening on the streets. As two Glasgow gangs go to war, Laidlaw needs to find out who got Carter before the whole city explodes.

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
RELEASED
2021
2 September
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
320
Pages
PUBLISHER
Canongate Books
SIZE
3.1
MB

Customer Reviews

redtiger61 ,

Dark Glasgow thriller

Dark , gritty police procedural set in 1970’s Glasgow. DC Laidlaw is a loner detective with unconventional methods - he actually thinks.

The threat of gang warfare breaking out looms large after the murder of a prominent local “businessman”, but all is not as it seems.

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