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Dead Hour, The: A Novel Denise Mina

Dead Hour, The: A Novel

Denise Mina

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ISBN : 9781306770347
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Paddy Meehan returns in Denise Minas most powerful mystery yet, nominated for a 2007 Edgar AwardWhen journalist Paddy Meehan investigates a domestic dispute, the well-dressed man who answers the door assures her the blonde in the shadows behind himMorePaddy Meehan returns in Denise Minas most powerful mystery yet, nominated for a 2007 Edgar AwardWhen journalist Paddy Meehan investigates a domestic dispute, the well-dressed man who answers the door assures her the blonde in the shadows behind him is fine, and slips her money before he closes the door. In fact, the woman was tortured and left to die later that night, and Paddy has only days to uncover the truth before the newspaper learns of her bribe and the police close the case for reasons of their own. Only Paddy cares enough to pursue a dark and brutal story that could make her career-or kill her, in a novel that proves why Denise Mina is some kind of magnificent (Wall Street Journal).Brutally funny. -PeopleMina again demonstrates why she is one of the best mystery writers on either side of the Atlantic. -Miami HeraldIn all her insecurity, Paddy is achingly real . . . and Minas note-perfect writing captures Paddys voice dead-on. -Boston GlobeA gloriously visceral style. . . . Mina excels at narrative and social commentary. -Newsday