Hour of Darkness

Hour of Darkness

Book - 2014
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The body of a murdered woman is found washed up on Cramond Island near the mouth of the River Forth. Days later detectives are called to a flat in Edinburgh; the kitchen is covered in blood, and the occupier is missing. When the name of the woman from Cramond Island is revealed, it stirs unwelcome memories for those who knew her, Chief Constable Bob Skinner most of all. Now based in Glasgow, he has no reason to become involved in the case. Yet he does, unwittingly setting in motion a course that leads him to the toughest choice of his life, putting him in the midst of a personal nightmare, both life-threatening and career changing.
Publisher: London : Headline, 2014
London : Headline, 2014
ISBN: 9780755357024
Branch Call Number: Mystery Jardine
Characteristics: 425 pages ; 24 cm


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Jul 31, 2014

I was really disappointed in this book. Jardine is one of my favorite authors and the Skinner novels have been great. This latest Skinner novel was a rehash of all the preceding Skinner novels. Most of the anecdotes were lifted from his previous novels. As I say just disappointing.


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