Blood in the Water

An Alice Rice Mystery

Gillian Galbraith

If it was me, if I was the murderer, Alice thought, where would I go? What would I do? The job he had set himself was unfinished, he must be aware that his luck could not go on forever. It was a simple calculation; at best, a lifetime in prison, at worst he'd be killed by the police whilst attempting to complete his self-appointed task.
Date Published :
July 2017
Publisher :
Polygon
Series :
Alice Rice Mysteries
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781846974007
Pages : 192
Dimensions : 7.7 X 5.1 inches
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$9.95

Overview
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If it was me, if I was the murderer, Alice thought, where would I go? What would I do? The job he had set himself was unfinished, he must be aware that his luck could not go on forever. It was a simple calculation; at best, a lifetime in prison, at worst he'd be killed by the police whilst attempting to complete his self-appointed task.' Introducing Alice Rice, Edinburgh detective. Smart and capable, but battling disillusionment and loneliness, she races against time and an implacable killer to solve a series of grisly murders among Edinburgh's professional elite in the well-to-do New Town.

About The Author
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Gillian Galbraith grew up near Haddington. For seventeen years, she was an advocate specialising in medical negligence and agricultural law cases. Before qualifying in law she worked for a time as an agony aunt in magazines for teenagers. Since then, she has been the legal correspondent for the Scottish Farmer and has written law reports for The Times. She lives deep in the country near Kinross with her husband and daughter, plus assorted cats, dogs, hens and bees.

REVIEWS
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Blood in the Water positively reeks of Edinburgh

- Edinburgh Evening News

Offers a much needed female perspective on the city and the genre.

- Scottish Field

...a fast-paced yarn…

- The Scotsman

The "New Rebus"

- The Sunday Express

This is a really accomplished debut: atmospheric, detailed and hitting every requirement for a really satisfying crime novel.

- Rodney Troubridge, Waterstone's

With this highly readable debut novel, Gillian Galbraith establishes what one hopes will be a long-running presence. This is a vivid and exciting story, set against the background of Edinburgh's legal and medical circles. There is not a dull page from start to finish.

- Alexander McCall Smith

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