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Funeral note / Quintin Jardine.

By: Jardine, Quintin, 1945- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Jardine, Quintin, Bob Skinner: book 22.Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2013Edition: Large print ed.Description: 488 p. (large print) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781444815917 ; 1444815911.Subject(s): Police corruption -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Skinner, Bob (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Scotland -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books. | Detective and mystery stories.Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: After a tip-off, a man's body is exhumed from a shallow grave in Edinburgh. Murder, surely - yet he died from natural causes, so: case closed? Indeed, was there ever a case at all? But Chief Constable Skinner and his people continue digging. Who was the man, why was he buried so reverentially, and by whom? Meanwhile, an investigation into corruption within the force is launched. And, immersed in crises, his marriage heading for the rocks, Skinner's very career is in jeopardy, its fate beyond his control. In this tale of mystery upon mystery, seen through the eyes of each of its leading players, the greatest threat of all facing the Chief is revealed, and a deadly race begins. Can he win out, or will his life implode?
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After a tip-off, a man's body is exhumed from a shallow grave in Edinburgh. Murder, surely - yet he died from natural causes, so: case closed? Indeed, was there ever a case at all? But Chief Constable Skinner and his people continue digging. Who was the man, why was he buried so reverentially, and by whom? Meanwhile, an investigation into corruption within the force is launched. And, immersed in crises, his marriage heading for the rocks, Skinner's very career is in jeopardy, its fate beyond his control. In this tale of mystery upon mystery, seen through the eyes of each of its leading players, the greatest threat of all facing the Chief is revealed, and a deadly race begins. Can he win out, or will his life implode?

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