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Dead and buried / Quintin Jardine.

By: Jardine, Quintin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Jardine, Quintin. Bob Skinner mystery: Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2007Edition: Large print ed.Description: 500 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781846176159; 1846176158.Subject(s): Skinner, Bob (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Police -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Fiction | Police | Skinner, Bob (Fictitious character) | Scotland -- EdinburghGenre/Form: Detective and mystery stories. | Large type books. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: Murder usually follows its own unique, twisted logic. Deputy Chief Constable Bob Skinner has a failed marriage and a death on his conscience. However, he faces the biggest challenge of his career within the secret corridors where dark power is wielded. As his hunt develops, he goes to the top - the Prime Minister - lest he himself becomes collateral damage. Meanwhile, in Edinburgh, Skinner's daughter is being stalked. Can he protect her? A bookmaker taking one gamble too many has paid his debt in a gruesome fashion. Is it an underworld vendetta, or something more sinister? Then, Skinner believes he's discovered a bigamist at work - or is it something worse? Four crimes, four crises: can Skinner and his people solve them? Indeed, can they survive them?
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DCC Bob Skinner has a failed marriage on his hands, and a death on his conscience, but little time to deal with either as he faces the biggest challenge of his career within the secret corridors where dark power is wielded.

Originally published: London: Headline, 2006.

Murder usually follows its own unique, twisted logic. Deputy Chief Constable Bob Skinner has a failed marriage and a death on his conscience. However, he faces the biggest challenge of his career within the secret corridors where dark power is wielded. As his hunt develops, he goes to the top - the Prime Minister - lest he himself becomes collateral damage. Meanwhile, in Edinburgh, Skinner's daughter is being stalked. Can he protect her? A bookmaker taking one gamble too many has paid his debt in a gruesome fashion. Is it an underworld vendetta, or something more sinister? Then, Skinner believes he's discovered a bigamist at work - or is it something worse? Four crimes, four crises: can Skinner and his people solve them? Indeed, can they survive them?