Wild People by Ewart HuttonWild People by Ewart Hutton

Wild People

byEwart Hutton

Paperback | May 12, 2015

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A DS Glyn Capaldi MysteryDS Glyn Capaldi is in hospital recuperating from concussion and the after-effects of a serious car crash. Worse than that, the young woman travelling in the car with him that night is dead.Glyn is initially riven with guilt, until he starts to question the possibility that it may not have been an accident. But, if that is the case, who was the target? Has he made an enemy capable of achieving that level of planning? Or, if not him, what could a young woman have possibly done to warrant such harsh punishment?As he explores the background to these questions, Glyn uncovers a conspiracy that envelops arson, torture, blackmail, and leaves a clutter of bodies that further muddy the already deep dark waters.
Ewart Hutton was born and raised in and around Glasgow before slipping south to university in Manchester, and then on to diverse occupations in London. He has won numerous awards and prizes for his radio plays which have been produced for BBC Radio 4, RTE, and Radio Clyde. His first Glyn Capaldi mystery, GOOD PEOPLE, was shortlisted fo...
Title:Wild PeopleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pagesPublished:May 12, 2015Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:000812423X

ISBN - 13:9780008124236


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Welsh sensibility is omniprsent If you like Scandinavian noir it feel feel familiar in the right ways, but introduce variety. Less American plot than Rankin, more American language
Date published: 2017-06-01

Editorial Reviews

'Everyone who thinks that Ian Rankin doesn't write fast enough should give newcomer Hutton a try'Books of the Year, KirkusPraise for Ewart Hutton's GOOD PEOPLE:'GOOD PEOPLE's corkscrew plot skewers small-town hypocrisy with a wry smile and a sniff of disgust. An entertaining debut with more stings in the tail than a bag of scorpions.' VAL McDermid'a terrific novel that blows a fresh breath in to crime fiction . as if Ian Rankin had been transported to Wales'crimesquad.com'A cross between Frost and Hot Fuzz . one of the most interesting and enjoyable crime books I've read for a long time' reviewingtheevidence.com