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A place of execution, Val McDermid

Label
A place of execution
Title
A place of execution
Statement of responsibility
Val McDermid
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The after effects of an unsolved child murder in 1963 resonate decades later when the investigating officer George Bennett tells a journalist what happened. When he unaccountably pulls the plug the journalist begins to dig up some startling facts.
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StDuBDS
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McDermid, Val
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.C37
Literary form
novels
Summary expansion
A riveting psychological thriller from the Number One bestselling Queen of crime fiction - Val McDermid.In the Peak District village of Scardale, thirteen-year-old girls didn't just run away. So when Alison Carter vanished in the winter of '63, everyone knew it was a murder.Catherine Heathcote remembers the case well. A child herself when Alison vanished, decades on she still recalls the sense of fear as parents kept their children close, terrified of strangers.Now a journalist, she persuades DI George Bennett to speak of the hunt for Alison, the tantalizing leads and harrowing dead ends. But when a fresh lead emerges, Bennett tries to stop the story - plunging Catherine into a world of buried secrets and revelations.`One of the all-time greats - special in every way' Lee Child`This book changed everything I thought I knew about crime fiction' Belinda Bauer, bestselling author of Snap`Every now and then, a writer transforms the landscape of the literary canon: Val McDermid is one such writer' Fiona Cummins, bestselling author of Rattle`Just mesmerizing' Joseph Knox, bestselling author of Sirens`A brilliant book' Holly Watt, award winning author of To the Lions'From the first pages, we know we're in the hands of a master ' Jeffrey Deaver`Beautifully written'Daily Telegraph'One of the best detective stories I've read' Ruth Rendell`Possibly the best McDermid has written'Sunday Telegraph
Label
A place of execution, Val McDermid
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 1999
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0040245424
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
606 pages
Isbn
9780008373160
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
A place of execution, Val McDermid
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 1999
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0040245424
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
606 pages
Isbn
9780008373160
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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