Move over Morse...a refreshing detective story NEW WOMAN When she returns from a self-imposed exile in Italy, journalist Lindsay Gordon finds her world turned upside down. The lover she thought would wait for her has found a new partner; an ex-lover has been murdered; and a former colleague has been jailed for the crime. But some disagree with the jury's verdict and soon Lindsay is embroiled in an investigation involving blackmail, stolen government documents and the vested interests of a group of people determined to keep her from finding the truth.
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This mystery, part of the popular Lindsay Gordon series, is set in Glasgow, Scotland. Author Val McDermid, who grew up in a Scottish mining community, captures the sharp, colorful dialects of characters who live in newly renovated yuppie flats, low rent dives, and everything in between. On her way to solve the mystery of one friend's murder and another's conviction for the same, scrappy, soft-hearted journalist Lindsay Gordon learns a thing or two she didn't expect--or want-- to learn about the complications of lesbian love.About the Author:
Val McDermid grew up in Kirkcaldy on the east coast of Scotland, then read English at Oxford. She was a journalist for sixteen years, spending the last three as Northern Bureau Chief of a national Sunday tabloid. Now a full-time writer, she divides her time between Manchester and Northumberland.
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Book Description The Woman's Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110704345935
Book Description The Woman's Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0704345935 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1208414
Book Description The Woman's Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0704345935