By Stuart MacBride
A heart-stopping crime mystery from the writer of 3 consecutive No. 1 bestsellers, together with Birthdays for the useless and the DI Logan McRae series.
Eight years in the past, 'The inside of Man' murdered 4 ladies and left 3 extra in severe situation -- them all with their stomachs slit open and a plastic doll stitched inside.
And then the killer simply ... disappeared.
Ash Henderson used to be a Detective Inspector at the preliminary research, yet much can swap in 8 years. His relatives has been destroyed, his occupation is in tatters, and certainly one of Oldcastle's so much vicious criminals is ensuring he spends the remainder of his lifestyles in prison.
Now a nurse has grew to become up useless on a patch of waste floor, a plastic doll buried underneath her epidermis, and it looks like Ash may eventually get a shot at redemption. At incomes his freedom.
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Extra resources for A Song for the Dying
And she could make a guess about the terrifying presence in the attic. It's Thomas Dixon up there, she thought. The ghost of a man who stole the stamps and then cheated his partners. The ghost of the man who was responsible for Russell Charles having been murdered. 9. " Chris sat at the end of the pier and read the riddle in a loud voice. She flipped to the back of her paperback for the answer. " She twisted around, hoping to catch sight of little Russell Charles, but the shore was deserted. " She paused.
But it was funny. " She could have told him it was worth making the world's worst pancakes if they made him laugh out loud. But she didn't say it. Bringing sunshine into another person's life was tricky enough without that person knowing what you were up to.
My wife's a nurse. " Chris cleared her throat. "That's nice," she said cautiously. "Nothing nice about it! She calls to tell me to do the 52 CHRISTINA'S GHOST grocery shopping. She calls to tell me to wash the windows. " He shook his head so hard the pencil poised behind one ear hurtled through the air. " "I'd like to see some... some old newspapers," Chris said. The request sounded silly, even to herself. " The man glared at the phone as if he was daring it to ring again. "About thirty years," Chris said.
A Song for the Dying by Stuart MacBride