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Gray, Alex

Overview
Works: 24 works in 141 publications in 1 language and 4,829 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction 
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
The riverman by Alex Gray( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 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
Five ways to kill a man by Alex Gray( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 440 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
A small weeping by Alex Gray( Book )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 libraries worldwide
When a murdered prostitute is found in a Glasgow train station, DCI Lorimer is perplexed by the ritualistic arrangement of her body. It isn't long before there is another murder and he realises there's no time to waste if he is to stop Glasgow's latest serial killer. A taut, suspense-filled thriller, A Small Weeping takes the reader on a gripping journey from the inner city to the wilds of the Scottish Isles, and far into the darkest depths of human nature
A pound of flesh by Alex Gray( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 411 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
Shadows of sounds by Alex Gray( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 373 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
Glasgow kiss by Alex Gray( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Eric Chalmers is one of the most popular teachers at Muirpark Secondary School in Glasgow. Gentle and kind, he is the person the students come to when they want to confide in someone. So when precocious teenager Julie Donaldson accuses Chalmers of rape, the school goes into shock
Pitch black by Alex Gray( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 371 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
The Swedish girl by Alex Gray( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 367 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
Sleep like the dead by Alex Gray( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 313 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
Never somewhere else by Alex Gray( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 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
The Bird That Did Not Sing (DCI Lorimer) by Alex Gray( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 186 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
Pitch black by Alex Gray( file )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 166 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
Glasgow kiss by Alex Gray( file )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 135 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
Five ways to kill a man by Alex Gray( file )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
As DCI Lorimer sees in the New Year, a killer is loose on the streets of Glasgow. Hood up, suddenly appearing out of the shadows, this dark figure is experimenting with murder, again & again. Faced with a string of seemingly unconnected victims, Lorimer turns to psychologist & friend Solly Brightman for his insights
Never somewhere else by Alex Gray( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 102 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
Shadows of sounds by Alex Gray( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 94 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
Sleep like the dead by Alex Gray( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 73 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
A small weeping by Alex Gray( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
The body of a prostitute is discovered in Glasgow's Queen Street Station, sparking a murder hunt that focuses on the city's seamier side. But when the body of a young nurse is found in a private clinic, with her corpse positioned in an identical way to that of the first victim, DCI Lorimer and psychologist Solomon Brightman must decide if this is the work of a serial killer
The riverman by Alex Gray( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
A pound of flesh by Alex Gray( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Detective Superintendent Lorimer's worst nightmare is a serial killer loose in his city. But two serial killers operating on the streets of Glasgow is a nightmare come to life. Is there a link between the brutal slaying of prostitues 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. Psychologist Solly Brightman is helping with both cases, but someone within Lorimer¡s team is sabotaging their efforts by leaking confidential information. As a freezing winter grips Glasgow, two killers are brandishing their own kind of brutal justice, each taking greater risks and claiming more victims. For Lorimer, time is running out
 
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