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Head Shot (Bob Skinner series, Book 12) Quintin Jardine

Head Shot (Bob Skinner series, Book 12) By Quintin Jardine

Head Shot (Bob Skinner series, Book 12) by Quintin Jardine


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Summary

Assistant Chief Constable Skinner is shaken when he's faced with the brutally murdered bodies of his wife's parents. Soon it's clear that there is a killer hunting down a group of men with links that go back to the sixties, and that he's acting on instructions from a highly placed source.

Head Shot (Bob Skinner series, Book 12) Summary

Head Shot (Bob Skinner series, Book 12): A thrilling crime novel of murder and intrigue by Quintin Jardine

Assistant Chief Constable Bob Skinner's legendary cool is shaken when he's faced with the brutally murdered bodies of his wife's parents. At the death scene in New York state, Skinner's out of his jurisdiction - but he's not going to let that stop him shaping the investigation. Soon it's clear that there's a killer hunting down a group of men with links that go back to the sixties, and that he's acting on instructions from highly placed sources. But just how high? Meantime back in Edinburgh Detective Superintendent Maggie Rose and her husband Mario, Divisional CID commander, are faced with a secret from that past that could bring their days in the police force crashing to a halt. And Skinner's not on hand to give out advice...

Head Shot (Bob Skinner series, Book 12) Reviews

'Ian Rankin's Rebus...now has a rival for my affections. Quintin Jardine's Bob Skinner is a legend in his own police station and beyond...As crime fiction goes, it's up there with the very best' Peterborough Evening Telegraph

'This is Jardine doing what he does best...page-turning stuff' Edinburgh Evening News

'In the world of crime fiction, Jardine has rapidly made his mark, and this latest Skinner outing is just as assured as his earlier books' North London News

'It moves at a cracking pace, and with a crisp dialogue that is vastly superior to that of many of his jargon-loving rivals...It encompasses a wonderfully neat strrctural twist, a few taut, well-weighted action sequences and emotionally charged exchanges that steer well clear of melodrama' Sunday Herald

'In the world of crime fiction, Jardine has rapidly made his mark, and this latest Skinner outing is just as assured as his earlier books' Islington Herald

'There is very readable writing in the Skinner novels, which have deservedly attracted a large following in recent years. The latest work, with layers of intrigue, maintains Quintin Jadine's reputation as one of our best crime fiction writers' Scots Magazine

'Another dazzling outing for one of Scotland's top crime writers who is hot on the heels of Ian Rankin...Thoroughly entertaining and with twists and turns in every chapter, Jardine's novel is a

About Quintin Jardine

After an eventful career as a spin doctor to the powerful, rich and notorious, fifteen years ago Quintin Jardine found that his talents were equally well fitted to the world of crime fiction. Now he is the author of eleven Bob Skinner crime novels as well as five Oz Blackstone ones.

Additional information

GOR002740155
9780747274476
0747274479
Head Shot (Bob Skinner series, Book 12): A thrilling crime novel of murder and intrigue by Quintin Jardine
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Headline Publishing Group
2002-07-01
320
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