ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: January 3, 2019
By (author) Denise Mina
A BODY IS FOUND ON THE BANKS OF THE THAMES. MAUREEN O’DONNELL HAS 12 HOURS TO CATCH A KILLER…From the two-time winner of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year AwardThe last time Maureen O’Donnell saw Ann Harris, she was staying in the Glasgow Women’s Shelter, drunk and with two broken ribs. A month later, Ann’s mutilated body is washed up on the banks of the Thames.No one seems to care what happened to her, and Maureen is the only person who thinks Ann’s husband is innocent. With her personal life in turmoil, she runs away to London and starts to piece together Ann’s final days. But time is not on her side. Maureen needs twelve hours to put things right, and she doesn’t care what it costs…
After a peripatetic childhood in Glasgow, Denise Mina left school at 16 before doing her law degree at Glasgow University. Her first novel, Garnethill, was published in 1998 and won the CWA John Creasey Dagger for Best First Crime Novel.She has published twelve novels including the Garnethill trilogy, the Paddy Meehan series and the Alex Morrow series. She has been nominated for many prizes including the CWA Gold Dagger and has won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award twice. In addition to novels, Denise has also written plays and graphic novels including the adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.In 2014, she was inducted into the Crime Writers’ Association Hall of Fame. She has also presented TV and radio programmes as well as appearing regularly in the media. She lives and works in Glasgow.