Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Hour of darkness / Quintin Jardine.

By: Jardine, Quintin, 1945- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Jardine, Quintin, Bob Skinner: book 24.Publisher: London : Headline, 2014Description: 425 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780755357017; 0755357019 ; 9780755357024 ; 0755357027 .Subject(s): Police -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Fiction | Skinner, Bob (Fictitious character) -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery stories.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: The body of a murdered woman is found washed up on Cramond Island near the mouth of the River Forth. Days later detectives are called to a flat in Edinburgh; the kitchen is covered in blood, and the occupier is missing. When the name of the woman from Cramond Island is revealed, it stirs unwelcome memories for those who knew her, Chief Constable Bob Skinner most of all. Now based in Glasgow, he has no reason to become involved in the case. Yet he does, unwittingly setting in motion a course that leads him to the toughest choice of his life, putting him in the midst of a personal nightmare, both life-threatening and career changing.
List(s) this item appears in: Amish
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 4.0 (1 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Suspense Hāwera LibraryPlus
Fiction
Fiction JARD (Browse shelf) Checked out 30/07/2019 i2138344
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p> Quintin Jardine's new Bob Skinner novel sees the Edinburgh cop faced with a case that calls every part of his life into question. <br> <br> The body of a murdered woman is found washed up on Cramond Island near the mouth of the River Forth. Days later detectives are called to a flat in Edinburgh; the kitchen is covered in blood, and the occupier is missing.</p> <p>When the name of the woman from Cramond Island is revealed, it stirs unwelcome memories for those who knew her, Chief Constable Bob Skinner most of all. Now based in Glasgow, he has no reason to become involved in the case. Yet he does, unwittingly setting in motion a course that leads him to the toughest choice of his life, putting him in the midst of a personal nightmare, both life-threatening and career changing.</p>

The body of a murdered woman is found washed up on Cramond Island near the mouth of the River Forth. Days later detectives are called to a flat in Edinburgh; the kitchen is covered in blood, and the occupier is missing. When the name of the woman from Cramond Island is revealed, it stirs unwelcome memories for those who knew her, Chief Constable Bob Skinner most of all. Now based in Glasgow, he has no reason to become involved in the case. Yet he does, unwittingly setting in motion a course that leads him to the toughest choice of his life, putting him in the midst of a personal nightmare, both life-threatening and career changing.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

©South Taranaki District Council

Contact us