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Val McDermid
Val McDermid (born 4 June 1955) is a Scottish crime writer, best known for a series of suspense novels starring her most famous creation, Dr. Tony Hill. show more
Val McDermid (born 4 June 1955) is a Scottish crime writer, best known for a series of suspense novels starring her most famous creation, Dr. Tony Hill.
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Birth date: 04-06-1955
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Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it 2 months ago
So what happened at the end there, Val? Why that infernal rush? Did you suddenly become aware that you were on your way towards producing a minor brick, or did your publisher tell you to cut it short? There we were, sailing nicely along in the usual 4-stars-or-higher bracket into which this serie...
Escape from the ER
Escape from the ER rated it 10 months ago
This is a hugely popular series & like most of its kind, you probably enjoy some instalments more than others. I’ve read them all & this was not one of my favourites but that may be down to the format of the story more than content which I’ll try to explain. If you read the last one, no doubt you ...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 1 year ago
For some reason, this book is listed as the first of the "Karen Pirie" series. I'd read one further along the line (#5, I think it was) and figured to try to begin at the beginning. Karen Pirie has only a couple of cameo appearances in this book. Weird. So, we begin in 1978. Four extremely inebriate...
Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it 2 years ago
This is the second in the Tony Hill/Carol Jordan series, and also the book that the tv show took its name from. We see Tony in charge of training young officers in a profiling task force and Carol has also started a new job. The two haven't seen each other since the events that unfolded at the end...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 2 years ago
The dead talk—to the right listener. They can tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died, and, of course, who killed them. Forensic scientists can unlock the mysteries of the past and help serve justice using the messages left by a corpse, a crime scene, or the...
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