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Cold as the grave

Author: James Oswald
Publisher: London : Wildfire, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Her mummified body is hidden in the dark corner of a basement room, a room which seems to have been left untouched for decades. A room which feels as cold as the grave. As a rowdy demonstration makes its slow and vocal way along Edinburgh's Royal Mile, Detective Chief Inspector Tony McLean's team are on stand-by for any trouble. The newly promoted McLean is distracted, inexplicably drawn to a dead-end mews street  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Tony McLean, (Fictitious character); Tony McLean, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Oswald
ISBN: 9781472249883 1472249887
OCLC Number: 1088587524
Description: 425 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: James Oswald.

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The ninth book in the Sunday Times-bestselling phenomenon that is the Inspector McLean series, from one of Scotland's most celebrated crime writers  Read more...

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Oswald is among the leaders in the new batch of excellent Scottish crime writers * Daily Mail * Hugely enjoyable * Mirror * The new Ian Rankin * Daily Record * Creepy, gritty and gruesome * Sunday Read more...

 
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