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1979: The unmissable first thriller in an electrifying, brand-new series from the Queen of Crime

1979: The unmissable first thriller in an electrifying, brand-new series from the Queen of Crime (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By McDermid, Val

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1979. It is the winter of discontent and ambitious young journalist Allie Burns is on the hunt for the story that will change her career. The only woman working the Glasgow newsdesk, she needs a ground-breaking scoop for the boy's club take her seriously. But the stakes are raise...d higher than Allie could ever have imagined when her journalism partner, Danny, is found murdered in his flat. Together they have been investigating stories that nobody wants exposed, and in doing so they have made some powerful enemies. As she embarks on her quest for the truth and justice for Danny, Allie is forced to tread carefully. After all, she is a woman in a man's world and - with her greatest ally dead - nobody can be trusted. This is the atmospheric, heart-pounding first novel in a gripping new series by the Queen of Crime Val McDermid. __________ Praise for Val McDermid: 'Brilliant . . . Sensational . . . Unforgettable' Guardian 'No one can plot or tell a story like she can' Daily Express 'Compulsively readable' Irish Times 'One of today's most accomplished crime writers' Literary Review 'As good a psychological thriller as it is possible to get' Sunday Express 'It grabs the reader by the throat and never lets go' Daily Mail
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ISBN 9780751583083
Released NZ 19 Aug 2021
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780751583083
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint Little, Brown
Released 19 Aug 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
 › 1 other possible formats available
Author(s) By McDermid, Val
Category Adventure / Thriller
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Number of Pages 432
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 232mm
Spine: 36mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 560g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade

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