RESOLUTION.

Mina, Denise.

ISBN 10: 0593046552 / ISBN 13: 9780593046555
Published by London: Bantam, (2001.) dj, 2001
Hardcover
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. The final book in her Garnet Hill trilogy, set in Glasgow, Scotland. "With her talent for creating intesely believable and sympathetic central characters, and her unique and irresisitible blend of suspense, compassion and wit, she has created a wonderful conclusion to the Garnethill trilogy, and a novel that will inform, surprise and move its readers." SIGNED on the title page. Wraparound band with quote from Ian Rankin calling Mina "one of the most exciting writers to have emerged in Britain in years" and a promise to give your money back if you don't agree. 367 pp. Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). Bookseller Inventory # 65604

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Title: RESOLUTION.

Publisher: London: Bantam, (2001.) dj

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Maureen O'Donnell, ex-psychiatric patient and survivor of sexual abuse, is facing the darkest episode in her life. Her abuser has arrived back in Glasgow in time for the birth of her sister's new baby; she owes more than she makes in a year in back taxes; and Angus Farrell, the psychologist who murdered her boyfriend is up for trial, with Maureen as the reluctant star witness. On top of it all, she has managed to become embroiled in someone else's family feud. Ella McGee, an elderly stall holder at the flea market where Maureen and Leslie are selling illegally imported cigarettes, is bringing a case against her son in the small claims court. When Ella dies in hospital after a brutal beating Maureen, who identifies all too readily with the underdogs of this world, can't stop herself from becoming involved. Soon Maureen too is under threat, and this time she has very few protectors. Denise Mina, the queen of Tartan Noir, is at the top of her form. With her talent for creating intensely believable and sympathetic central characters, and her unique and irresistible blend of suspense, compassion and with, Resolution with be THE crime novel of 2002.

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Now, at last, the brutal and disturbing climax to the Garnethill trilogy.

Maureen O'Donnell is facing the darkest episode in her life. She owes more than she makes in a year in back taxes; Angus Farrell, the psychologist who murdered her boyfriend, is up for trial, with Maureen as the reluctant star witness; and her abuser has arrived back in Glasgow in time for the birth of her sister's baby. On top of it all, Maureen -- who identifies all too readily with the underdogs of this world -- has become embroiled in someone else's family feud. As Angus's trial approaches, once again Maureen is under threat, and this time she has very few protectors.

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