The Book of Souls

by James Oswald

The second electrifying mystery in the Detective Inspector McLean series, from "a star of Scotland's burgeoning crime fiction scene" (Daily Record).

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544319493
  • ISBN-10: 0544319494
  • Pages: 448
  • Publication Date: 07/01/2014
  • Carton Quantity: 24

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    Each year for ten years, a young woman’s body was found in Edinburgh at Christmastime: naked, throat slit, body washed clean. The final victim, Kirsty Summers, was Detective Constable Tony McLean's fiancée. But the Christmas Killer made a mistake, and McLean put an end to the brutal killing spree.

    It’s now twelve years later. A fellow prisoner has just murdered the incarcerated Christmas Killer. But with the arrival of the festive season comes a body. A young woman: naked, washed, her throat cut.

    Is this a copycat killer? Was the wrong man behind bars all this time? Or is there a more frightening explanation?

    McLean must revisit the most disturbing case of his life and discover what he missed before the killer strikes again . . .
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