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Dying Light

A Logan McRae Mystery by Stuart MacBride

Dying Light by Stuart MacBride

Synopsis (from the publisher): Detective Sergeant Logan McRae has been bumped to D.I. Roberta Steel's "Screw-up Squad" after a raid he led on a warehouse rumored to be full of stolen property ended with no arrests and one officer critically injured. The backstabbing, limelight-stealing, laziest D.I. on Aberdeen's police force, Steel's team is made up of the "no-hopers," the most worthless or inexperienced members of the homicide department, and Logan will do anything to prove he doesn't belong there. Including working overtime on two baffling cases: the murder by arson of six people, and the beating to death of a prostitute down by the docks, not a high priority compared to the fire. At least not until another prostitute ends up dead.

Although both cases seem simple on the surface--turns out the fire's victims are part of a drug dealer's inner circle, and what fate is to be expected for working girls in Aberdeen's red-light district?--in Stuart MacBride's hands, what's going on in this rainy Scottish city is bound to be much more complicated than it appears.

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Dying Light by Stuart MacBride

Dying Light by Stuart MacBride A Logan McRae Mystery

Publisher: Minotaur Books
Format: Hardcover
ISBN-13: 978-0-312-33997-5
Publication Date: August 2006
List Price: $24.95

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