Murmuring The Judges by Quintin JardineMurmuring The Judges by Quintin Jardine

Murmuring The Judges

byQuintin Jardine

Mass Market Paperback | June 2, 1999

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In Edinburgh's old Parliament House, an armed robbery trial is about to take a macabre turn. While the lawyers tussle over the evidence, the judge suddenly collapses in agony - the victim of an apparent heart attack. For Deputy Chief Constable Bob Skinner, with his life finally back on track after the near-collapse of his marriage, the last thing he needs is to be faced with the most baffling case of his career. But as the wave of brutal robberies continues, it emerges that Lord Archergait's death may have been murder - and he's not the only judge whose life is in danger. With a gang of ruthless killers still at large, it's down to Skinner to piece together a puzzle of sinister complexity.
Quintin Jardine was born once upon a time in the West - of Scotland rather than America, but still he grew to manhood as a massive Sergio Leone fan. On the way there he was educated, against his will, in Glasgow, where he ditched a token attempt to study law for more interesting careers in journalism, government propaganda, and politic...
Title:Murmuring The JudgesFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 7.04 × 4.5 × 1.05 inPublished:June 2, 1999Publisher:HeadlineLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0747259623

ISBN - 13:9780747259626


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As lawyers argue over Deputy Chief Constable Bob Skinner’s evidence in an armed robbery trial, the judge collapses in mortal agony from an apparent heart attack. While Skinner continues to investigate the string of brutal robberies, he begins to suspect the judge’s death may have been murder. Join Skinner in Murmuring the Judges as he tries to protect the city’s most prominent judges from a mysterious death sentence and capture the criminals connected to the brutal robberies and judicial deaths.