Close to the Bone (Logan McRae, Book 8) by Stuart MacbrideClose to the Bone (Logan McRae, Book 8) by Stuart Macbride

Close to the Bone (Logan McRae, Book 8)

byStuart Macbride

Paperback | March 25, 2014

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The third consecutive No.1 bestselling crime novel from the author of the DI Logan McRae series and Birthdays for the Dead.Sticks and stones may break your bones.The first body is chained to a stake: strangled, and stabbed, with a burning tyre around its neck. But is this a gangland execution or something much darker?Someone's leaving little knots of bones on DI Logan McRae's doorstep, but he's got bigger concerns. Rival drug gangs are fighting over product and territory; two teenage lovers are missing; someone's crippling Asian immigrants; and Logan's been lumbered with an ambitious new Detective Sergeant and gained the unwelcome attention of the local crime boss.When another body turns up, the similarities between these murders and the plot of a bestselling novel seem like more than just a coincidence. And perhaps those little knots of bones are more important than they look.
Stuart MacBride is the No 1 bestselling author of the Logan McRae series and Birthdays for the Dead.The McRae novels have won him the CWA's Dagger in the Library, the Barry Award for Best Debut Novel, and Best Breakthrough Author at the ITV3 Crime Thriller Awards. In 2012 Stuart was inducted into the ITV3 Crime Thriller Hall of Fame.St...
Title:Close to the Bone (Logan McRae, Book 8)Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pagesPublished:March 25, 2014Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007344295

ISBN - 13:9780007344291

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty good Good fast paced with enough details. Nice use of local dialect and land marks paints a grim and grey picture.
Date published: 2015-04-01

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Praise for Stuart MacBride:'MacBride is the natural heir to the late and much lamented Reginald Hill' Andrew Taylor, SPECTATOR'MacBride is a damned fine writer - no one does dark and gritty like him' PETER JAMES'Fierce, unflinching and shot through with the blackest of humour; this is crime fiction of the highest order'Mark Billingham'Some of the grittiest crime-writing in the field'Independent'Admirers of tough, modern crime novels will be in seventh heaven - or should that be hell?'Express'Ferocious and funny'Val McDermid'Hard-hitting prose with a bone-dry humour and characters you can genuinely believe in, Stuart MacBride's novels are a real treat'Simon Kernick