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Ways to Die in Glasgow - Jay Stringer
Ways to Die in Glasgow
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A violent drunk with a broken heart, Mackie looks for love in all the wrong places. When two hit men catch him with his pants down, he barely makes it out alive. Worse still, his ex-gangster uncle, Rab, has vanished, leaving him an empty house and a dead dog. Reluctant PI Sam Ireland is hired by... show more
A violent drunk with a broken heart, Mackie looks for love in all the wrong places. When two hit men catch him with his pants down, he barely makes it out alive. Worse still, his ex-gangster uncle, Rab, has vanished, leaving him an empty house and a dead dog. Reluctant PI Sam Ireland is hired by hotshot lawyers to track Rab but is getting nothing except blank stares and slammed doors. As she scours the dive bars, the dregs of Glasgow start to take notice.DI Andy Lambert is a cop in the middle of an endless shift. A body washes up, and the city seems to shiver in fear; looks like it’s up to Lambert to clean up after the lowlifes again.As a rampaging Mackie hunts his uncle, the scum of the city come out to play. And they play dirty. It seems that everyone has either a dark secret or a death wish. In Mackie’s case, it might just be both.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781477830109 (1477830103)
ASIN: 1477830103
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Pages no: 277
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery, Crime, Fiction
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.5 Ways to Die in Glasgow
Sometimes you can sense a shitty day is on the way. I liked to give them levels—scores out of ten. The game was to guess at the start what level of shite the day would achieve. I’d got pretty good at it. I judged I was at the beginning of a seven. Maybe I’d be able to get it down to a six if I went ...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
4.0 Three distinct and entertaining voices take you on a tour of Glasgow's underbelly
Inside the front door of the building, I checked the directory, looking to see which floor the firm was on, only to find that they used all of it. The recession hadn’t reached this far up the street. The reception area was decorated in muted shades of black and tan. Anything that didn’t share that c...
pareidolia
pareidolia rated it
4.0 Ways to Die in Glasgow - Jay Stringer
I'm a bit lazy during this heat wave, so I'll give you the official synopsis: A violent drunk with a broken heart, Mackie looks for love in all the wrong places. When two hit men catch him with his pants down, he barely makes it out alive. Worse still, his ex-gangster uncle, Rab, has vanished, lea...
Escape from the ER
Escape from the ER rated it
4.5
If you haven't read this author before, be warned. Graphic violence, creative killers & Scottish cursing lie ahead. And humour...the black variety that may cause a fit of giggles at the most inappropriate moment. So if you felt only horror/distaste when forced to watch movies such as "Pulp Fiction" ...
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