Field of Blood
Book 1, Paddy Meehan - A Novel
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Set in Glasgow in 1981, a time of hunger strikes, riots and unemployment that decimated the old industrial heartlands, The Field of Blood is the first in the tense Paddy Meehan series from Scotland's princess of crime, Denise Mina.
The vicious murder of a young child provides rookie journalist Paddy Meehan with her first big break when the suspect turns out to be her fiance's 11-year old cousin. Launching her own investigation into the horrific crime, Paddy uncovers lines of deception deep in Glasgow's past, with more horrific crimes in the future if she fails to solve the mystery.
Infused with Mina's unique blend of dark humor, personal insights and social injustice, the story grips the reader while challenging our perceptions of childhood innocence, crime and punishment, and right or wrong.
From Publishers Weekly
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Mina has a good way with characters and reeling out a story. Learned a lot about Glasgow and it's people. Liked the news room with handy adjoining pub and also Paddy's family dynamics.
field of blood
love the local scenes and language
- Category: Women Sleuths
- Published: Oct 15, 2007
- Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
- Seller: Hachette Digital, Inc.
- Print Length: 368 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Book 1, Paddy Meehan