'Val McDermid is an inspiration.' Herald
'A well-pitched and topical mystery.' Sunday Times
'McDermid's snappy, often comic, prose keeps the story humming.' Publishers Weekly--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
About the Author
Val McDermid grew up in a Scottish mining community then read English at Oxford. She was a journalist for sixteen years, spending the last three as Northern Bureau Chief of a national Sunday tabloid. She is now a full-time writer and lives in South Manchester.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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"And the third is whingeing on as usual," joked the hopeful novelist, looking up from the screen. "Don't knock it, Lindsay, it's better than working." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.