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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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 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...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it 3 years ago
A big thank you to Moonlight Reader for yet another fun, inventive BookLikes game! I had a wonderful time, while also advancing -- though with decidedly fewer new reads than I'd origianlly been planning -- my two main reading goals for this year (classic crime fiction and books written by women). ...
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