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Conviction

Conviction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Mina, Denise

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From 'the woman who may be Britain's finest living crime novelist' (Daily Telegraph), Conviction stars a strong female protagonist who is obsessed by true crime podcasts and decides, one day, to investigate one of the unsolved crimes herself.

ISBN 9781911215264
Barcode 9781911215264
Published 4 June 2019 by Vintage
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781911215264
ISBN-10 1911215264
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Vintage
Imprint Harvill Secker
Publication Date 4 June 2019
International Publication Date 16 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Mina, Denise
Category Modern Fiction
Adventure / Thriller
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 465g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 980399

Description of this Book

From 'the woman who may be Britain?s finest living crime novelist' (Daily Telegraph), Conviction stars a strong female protagonist who is obsessed by true crime podcasts and decides, one day, to investigate one of the unsolved crimes herself.The morning starts as any other for Anna McDonald. But the moment she opens the front door to her best friend, everything changes. Anna turns to see her husband standing at the top of the stairs, suitcase in hand. They?re leaving, together. And they?re taking Anna?s two daughters with them.With her safe, predictable world suddenly shattered, Anna tries to drown out the pain of their deceit by listening to a true crime podcast. There?s a sunken yacht, a multiple murder and a hint of power and corruption. But when Anna hears the name of one of the victims, she realises that this is a murder she can?t ignore. Her past, so carefully hidden until now, will no longer stay silent.To escape the trauma of her loss, Anna throws herself into investigating the case in the podcast. Little does she know that her past and present lives are about to collide, and throw everything she has worked so hard to achieve into freefall.Conviction is the compelling and unique new thriller from multiple award-winner and author of THE LONG DROP, Denise Mina.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Long-listed for Bloody Scotland McIlvanney Prize 2019 (UK)
NZ Review It is a beautifully written book, a masterpiece by the woman who may be Britain's finest living crime novelist * Daily Telegraph * The Long Drop is not just a success and a thrilling read in its own right, but a game-changer for the genre. -- Stuart Kelly * Scotland on Sunday * Deeply unsettling and thought provoking in all the best ways -- Doug Johnstone * Big Issue * A relentlessly tense and exciting read, every page oozes menace and its core of truth makes it all the more unsettling. * Sunday Mirror * A wonderfully atmospheric, unsettling read. -- Louise Rhind-Tutt * i *

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Author's Bio

Denise Mina is the author of the Garnethill trilogy, the Paddy Meehan series and the Alex Morrow series. She has won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award twice and was inducted into the Crime Writers' Association Hall of Fame in 2014. The Long Drop, her latest novel, won the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Book of the Year and the Gordon Burn Prize. Denise has also written plays and graphic novels, and presented television and radio programmes. She lives and works in Glasgow.

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