By Val McDermid
Prior and current intertwine during this fantastic exploration of loyalty and greed from bestselling mistress of suspense Val McDermid. Fife, Scotland, 1984. Mick Prentice abandons his family members on the peak of a politically charged nationwide miners' strike to hitch the strikebreakers down south. Despised and disowned through associates and family members, he's not suggested lacking till twenty-three years later. Fife, Scotland, 1985. abducted heiress Catriona Maclennan provide is killed and her child son vanishes whilst the ransom payoff is going horribly fallacious. In 2008, a vacationer in Tuscany stumbles upon dramatic new facts that reopens the research. Already immersed within the Prentice affair, Detective Karen Pirie, newly appointed head of the chilly Case evaluate workforce, desires to make her mark with this moment unsolved Nineteen Eighties secret. yet twenty years' worthy of secrets and techniques are major Pirie right into a darkish area of violence and betrayal—a position darker than any she has formerly entered.
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Right you are, Misha. ” A DARKER DOMAIN 7 Misha rattled out details. “That’s my mum’s address. ” Karen recognized the village, though not the street. Started out as one of the hamlets built by the local laird for his coal miners when the workers were as much his as the mines themselves. Ended up as commuterville for strangers with no links to the place or the past. ” Misha’s brows lowered momentarily, then she gave an address in Edinburgh. It meant nothing to Karen, whose knowledge of the social geography of the capital, a mere thirty miles away, was pa-rochially scant.
Prentice, that’s my own name. ” “Right you are, Misha. ” A DARKER DOMAIN 7 Misha rattled out details. “That’s my mum’s address. ” Karen recognized the village, though not the street. Started out as one of the hamlets built by the local laird for his coal miners when the workers were as much his as the mines themselves. Ended up as commuterville for strangers with no links to the place or the past. ” Misha’s brows lowered momentarily, then she gave an address in Edinburgh. It meant nothing to Karen, whose knowledge of the social geography of the capital, a mere thirty miles away, was pa-rochially scant.
Wednesday, 27th June 2007; Glenrothes Karen stopped at the canteen for a chicken salad sandwich on the way back to her desk. Criminals and witnesses could seldom fool Karen, but when it came to food, she could fool herself seventeen ways before breakfast. The sandwich, for example. Wholegrain bread, a swatch of wilted lettuce, a couple of slices of tomato and cucumber, and it became a health food. Never mind the butter and the mayo. In her head, the calories were cancelled by the benefits. She tucked her notebook under her arm and ripped open the plastic sandwich box as she walked.
A Darker Domain by Val McDermid