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Skinner's trail (1994)

by Quintin Jardine

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Skinner series #3. Crimes in Scotland and fraud in northern Spain (Catalunya) may be linked. One of the weaker ones in this excellent series - still a good read. The series has lots of suspense, though sometimes too much romantic drama, good action, interesting Edinburgh and East Lothian location, good escape reading. ( )
  tripleblessings | Feb 2, 2007 |
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A murder in an affluent Edinburgh suburb leaves Assistant Chief Constable Bob Skinner baffled. Then a case of property fraud takes Skinner in a new direction. Moving from Scotland to Spain to a climax in Edinburgh, this thriller follows a trail involving vice, corruption, and the merchants of death.

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CRIME & MYSTERY. Skinner is on the trail of organised crime and a cold-blooded killer in this gripping third novel in Quintin Jardine's bestselling crime series. First the joyous birth of Skinner's son...then the grim reality of murder in one of Edinburgh's prosperous suburbs. A man has been found knifed in a luxury villa. The victim had run a chain of laundrettes, saunas and pubs throughout the city, but for some time the police suspected these to be the front for a drug distribution network. Moving from Scotland to northern Spain, then back to a chilling climax in Edinburgh, this complex and suspenseful thriller follows a tortuous and bloodsoaked trail.… (more)

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