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Dead Beat [Paperback]

Val McDermid
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Review

‘Solid pleasure… this moves along with the speed of a Porsche, so smooth you can almost kid yourself you haven’t been sitting on the edge of your seat throughout’
Mail on Sunday

‘Zippy action, a well-crafted plot and some refreshingly gritty northern truths’
The Times

Book Description

For PI Kate Brannigan, what starts as a favour is beginning to look like murder ... --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

From the Back Cover

Dead Beat introduces Kate Brannigan, a female private detective who does for Manchester what V.I. Warshawski has done for Chicago.

As a favour, Kate agrees to track down a missing songwriter, Moira Pollock, a search that takes her into some of the seediest parts of Leeds and Bradford. But little does she realize that finding Moira is a prelude to murder…

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.

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