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Gray, Alex

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Works: 23 works in 147 publications in 1 language and 5,267 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Suspense fiction  Filmed performances  Psychological fiction  Short films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6107.R39, 823.92
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Publications about Alex Gray
Publications by Alex Gray
Most widely held works by Alex Gray
Five ways to kill a man by Alex Gray( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
As DCI Lorimer sees in the New Year, an unpredictable killer is loose on the streets of Glasgow . Hood up, suddenly appearing out of the shadows, this dark figure is experimenting with murder, again and again
The riverman by Alex Gray( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 libraries worldwide
When the dead body of a man is fished out of Glasgow's River Clyde the morning after an office celebration, it looks like a case of accidental death. An anonymous telephone call and a forensic toxicology test, however, give DCI Lorimer reason to think otherwise
The Swedish girl by Alex Gray( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Suspense fiction. Detective and mystery stories. When Kirsty Wilson lands a room in a luxury Glasgow flat owned by Swedish fellow student Eva Magnusson she can't believe her luck. But Kirsty's delight turns to terror when she finds the beautiful Swedish girl lying dead in their home and their male flatmate accused of her murder. Kirsty refuses to accept that he is guilty and, inspired by family friend Detective Superintendent Lorimer, sets out to clear his name. Meanwhile, Lorimer calls on trusted psychologist Solly Brightman to help unravel the truth behind the enigmatic Eva's life and death. But it is not long until another woman, bearing a marked resemblance to Eva, is brutally murdered. Horrified, Lorimer realises that Kirsty could be right. Is it possible that Glasgow's finest detective has put the wrong man behind bars? And is there a cold-blooded killer out there orchestrating the death of the next innocent victim? In this gripping read, Alex Gray sends her dynamic Scottish detective from the gritty heart of Glasgow to the snowy streets of Stockholm in his toughest case yet
A pound of flesh by Alex Gray( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
Detective Inspector Lorimer's worst nightmare is a serial killer loose in his city. But two serial killers operating at once in Glasgow is a nightmare come to life. Is there any link between the brutal slaying of prostitutes in the backstreets of the city and the methodical killing of several unconnected businessmen? Lorimer is never one to jump to conclusions but something about these cases just doesn't add up. When the latest murder is that of a prominent politician, Lorimer finds the media's relentless scrutiny turned on his investigation. Psychologist Solly Brightman is helping with both cases, but someone within Lormer's team is unwittingly sabotaging their efforts by leaking confidential police information. Their whispers will cost lives ... As the freezing winter weather grips Glasgow, two killers are relentlessly taking lives in cold blood. For Lorimer, time is running out
A small weeping by Alex Gray( Book )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 libraries worldwide
The body of a prostitute is found at Glasgows Queen Street Station, her hands, pointing towards her feet, placed as if in prayer, a small flower pressed between the palms. Psychologist Solomon Brightman is called to assist DCI Lorimer in the murder hunt, with the hope that his lateral thinking will shine a light on the case from a different angle. But before any conclusions can be drawn, the body of a nurse is discovered at The Grange, a private clinic. Aside from the careful arrangement of the corpses, there is no obvious connection between the victims; Lorimer and Solomon are still very much in the dark. Then a third body turns up, and it seems increasingly clear that they have a serial killer on their hands
Pitch black by Alex Gray( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
When Chief Inspector Lorimer returns from his holiday on the island of Mull, he feels a welcome sense of calm. But it doesn't last long. Kelvin FC's new midfielder is found brutally stabbed to death in his own home and, with his wife apprehended trying to leave the country, a seemingly straightforward new case begins
Sleep like the dead by Alex Gray( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Everyone is searching for Billy Brogan and his sister, Marianne. Marianne's ex-husband Kenneth Scott is gunned down in his home and two men are found dead in Billy's West End flat. But Billy is on the run to Spain, with the money that was meant to pay the hit man who killed Kenneth. Now the hit man remains in Glasgow, seeking not just his fee for his job but the elusive Marianne
Glasgow kiss by Alex Gray( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman. En afholdt lærer anklages for voldtægt af en elev, hvilet bringer skolen i shock. Så forsvinder eleven samtidig med at en lille pige er forsvundet. William Lorrimer inddrages i opklaringen, og det bliver et kapløb med tiden at finde de to piger
Shadows of sounds by Alex Gray( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
When George Millar, the orchestra's leader, is brutally murdered in his dressing room, his colleagues are shocked. But the show must go on. Enter DCI Lorimer and psychologist Soloman Brightman to investigate
Never somewhere else by Alex Gray( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 libraries worldwide
"When three young women are discovered strangled and mutilated in a Glasgow park, it is up to DCI Lorimer to find their killer. Frustrated by a lack of progress in the investigation, Lorimer is forced to enlist the services of Dr. Solomon Brightman, psychologist and criminal profiler. Together they form an uneasy alliance. But when a homeless man is brought in for questioning the investigation takes a bizarre turn ..."--Back cover
The bird that did not sing by Alex Gray( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
The Commonwealth Games 2014 is coming to Glasgow and security is extra tight, particularly after a mysterious bomb explodes in a nearby rural Stirlingshire. As the opening ceremony for the Games draws ever closer, the police desperately seek the culprits. But Detective Superintendent Lorimer has other concerns on his mind. One is a beautiful red-haired woman from his past whose husband dies suddenly on his watch. Then there is the body of a young woman found dumped in the countryside just south of the city who is proving impossible to identify
Keep the midnight out by Alex Gray( Book )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
CRIME & MYSTERY. When the body of a red-haired young man is washed up on the shore of the beautiful Isle of Mull, Detective Superintendent Lorimer's tranquil holiday away from the gritty streets of Glasgow is rudely interrupted. The body has been bound with twine in a ghoulishly unnatural position and strongly reminds Lorimer of another murder: a twenty year old Glasgow case that he failed to solve as a newly fledged detective constable and which has haunted him ever since. As local cop DI Stevie Crozier takes charge of the island murder investigation, Lorimer tries to avoid stepping on her toes. But as the similarities between the young man's death and his cold case grow more obvious, Lorimer realises that there could be a serial killer on the loose after all these years. As Keep the Midnight Out switches dramatically between the Mull murder and the Glasgow cold case two decades earlier, DC Lorimer tries desperately to catch a cold-hearted killer
Pitch black by Alex Gray( file )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
When Chief Inspector Lorimer returns from his holiday on the island of Mull, he feels a welcome sense of calm. But it doesn't last long. Kelvin FC's new star midfielder is found brutally stabbed to death in his own home and, with his wife apprehendred trying to leave the country, a seemingly straightforward new case begins. But the grisly murder of a referee after a Kelvin match throws light on some dark secrets at the ground. And when the newest signing to the club becomes the latest victim in a string of killings, Lorimer knows there's a serial killer on the loose - one that's only beginning to show his true colours
The darkest goodbye by Alex Gray( Book )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
When an elderly woman is found dead in her home, newly fledged DC Kirsty Wilson is called to the scene. It appears that the woman had a mysterious visitor in the early hours of that morning - someone dressed as a carer, but with much darker intentions. It soon becomes obvious that this was not death by natural causes - it was murder. Before she can catch her breath, DC Wilson is thrown in at the deep end as another body turns up; this time the victim is a well-known drug dealer from Glasgow's mean streets, and there's no question that this was a brutal execution. The two cases appear to have nothing in common, but when another vulnerable person is murdered in their sleep, the police realise that it's only a matter of time before the next victim emerges, and Detective Superintendent William Lorimer is called in to help DC Wilson investigate. This case is big and it's about to get more personal than either of them could have imagined
Five ways to kill a man by Alex Gray( file )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
As DCI Lorimer sees in the New Year, an unpredictable killer is loose on the streets of Glasgow . Hood up, suddenly appearing out of the shadows, this dark figure is experimenting with murder, again and again. Faced with a string of seemingly unconnected victims, and picking up the case of a horrific fire that murdered a wealthy couple, Lorimer turns to psychologist and friend Solly Brightman for his insights. As the killer comes to closer to Lorimer himself and his family, can he unmask the serial murderer before the next victim is found too close to home?
Glasgow kiss by Alex Gray( file )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Eric Chalmers is a popular teacher at Muripark Secondary School in Glasgow, and so when teenager Julie Donaldson accuses him of rape, the whole school is in shock. After the accusation, Jule is missing and now it is a race against time to find her
Still by Clyfford Still( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Tom gets into a feud with a teenage gang after a seemingly harmless encounter with a neighborhood kid. As his personal life also starts to unravel, the feud escalates to a shattering climax
Never somewhere else by Alex Gray( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
When a series of young women are discovered strangled and mutilated in a Glasgow park, it is up to DCI Lorimer to find their killer. Frustrated by the lack of progress in the investigation, Lorimer is forced to enlist the services of Dr Solomon Brightman, a young psychologist and criminal profiler. Together they form an uneasy alliance. But when a homeless man is brought in for questioning the investigation takes a bizarre turn
Sleep like the dead by Alex Gray( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Everyone is searching for Billy Brogan and his sister, Marianne. Marianne's ex-husband Kenneth Scott is gunned down in his home and two men are found dead in Billy's West End flat. But Billy is on the run to Spain, with the money that was meant to pay the hit man who killed Kenneth. Now the hit man remains in Glasgow, seeking not just his fee for his job but the elusive Marianne
Shadows of sounds by Alex Gray( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
The Glasgow Orchestra are rehearsing to perform, but little do they know of the sequence of events happening backstage ... The latest novel from one of Scotland's bestselling crime writers
 
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Alternative Names
Alex Gray Brits schrijfster
Alex Gray scrittrice e giornalista scozzese
الکس گری
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