FIELD OF BLOOD.

Mina, Denise.

ISBN 10: 0316735930 / ISBN 13: 9780316735933
Published by Boston: Little Brown, (2005.) dj, 2005
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First US printing. The 5th novel by this exceptionally good writer, one who writes complex and satifsfying mysteries, with very real characters. SIGNED on the title page. The first book in the Paddy Meehan series, this is set in Glasgow in 1981 and features a young Irish girl who has a job as a 'gofer' for the newspaper, but is determined to be a journalist herself. I cannot describe Mina's appeal as a writer better than Michael Connelly did when her said "[Her] work is really quite wonderful. She has an original voice, rough-and-tumble one moment, heart-touching the next. She paints a big picture with the subtleties of true life. It took only one book for me to become a fan." Barry award for best British crime novel. 360 pp. Near fine in a very good dust jacket (closed tear along lower side of spine of dj.). Bookseller Inventory # 51257

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Title: FIELD OF BLOOD.

Publisher: Boston: Little Brown, (2005.) dj

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Set in Glasgow in 1981, a time of hunger strikes, riots and unemployment that decimated the old industrial heartlands, The Field of Blood is the first in the tense Paddy Meehan series from Scotland's princess of crime, Denise Mina.
The vicious murder of a young child provides rookie journalist Paddy Meehan with her first big break when the suspect turns out to be her fiance's 11-year old cousin. Launching her own investigation into the horrific crime, Paddy uncovers lines of deception deep in Glasgow's past, with more horrific crimes in the future if she fails to solve the mystery.
Infused with Mina's unique blend of dark humor, personal insights and social injustice, the story grips the reader while challenging our perceptions of childhood innocence, crime and punishment, and right or wrong.

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AUTHORBIO: Denise Mina is the author of Garnethill, Exile, Resolution, and Deception. She lives in Glasgow.

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