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Gods and Beasts (Hardcover)
It's the week before Christmas when a lone robber bursts into a busy Glasgow post office carrying an AK-47. An elderly man suddenly hands his young grandson to a stranger and wordlessly helps the gunman fill bags with cash, then carries them to the door. He opens the door and bows his head; the robber fires off the AK-47, tearing the grandfather in two.
DS Alex Morrow arrives on the scene and finds that the alarm system had been disabled before the robbery. Yet upon investigation, none of the employees can be linked to the gunman. And the grandfather-a life-long campaigner for social justice-is above reproach. As Morrow searches for the killer, she discovers a hidden, sinister political network. Soon it is chillingly clear: no corner of the city is safe, and her involvement will go deeper than she could ever have imagined.
About the Author
DENISE MINA is the author of "The Red Road, Gods and Beasts, The End of the Wasp Season, Still Midnight, Slip of the Knife, The Dead Hour, The Field of Blood, Deception" and the Garnethill Trilogy, the first installment of which won her the John Creasey Memorial Award for best first crime novel. She writes for the graphic novel series "Hellblazer" and was selected by the Stieg Larsson estate to adapt the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Millennium Trilogy for a six-part DC Comics graphic novel series. She won the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award in both 2012 and 2013 for "The End of the Wasp Season" and "Gods and Beasts", respectively; in 2014, "The Red Road" was shortlisted for the same award. Mina lives in Glasgow, Scotland.
Web: http: //www.denisemina.com/
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PRAISE FOR GODS AND BEASTS:
"If you don't love Denise Mina, you don't love crime fiction. I guarantee Gods and Beasts will be one of your top books of the year."
-Val McDermid, author of The Retribution