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Pray for the dying [text (large print)] / Quintin Jardine.

By: Jardine, Quintin [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Charnwood.Jardine, Quintin. Bob Skinner: 23.; Jardine, Quintin. Bob Skinner mystery: 23.; Charnwood: Bob Skinner ; 23 Jardine, Quintin. Bob Skinner 23.Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2015, c2013Edition: Large print edition.Description: 475 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444822373 (hbk.); 1444822373.Subject(s): Skinner, Bob (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Assassins -- Fiction | Police -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books. | Mystery and detective stories.Summary: The killing is an expert hit: three shots through the head as the lights dim at a celebrity concert in Glasgow. A most public crime, and Edinburgh Chief Constable Bob Skinner is right in the centre of the storm as it breaks over the Strathclyde force. The shooters are dead too - killed at the scene. But who sent them? The crisis finds Skinner, his private life shattered by the abrupt end of his marriage, taking a step that he had sworn he never would. Tasked by Scotland's first minister with the investigation of the outrage, he finds himself quickly uncovering some very murky deeds... and a fourth body, whose identity only adds to the confusion. Can the chief solve the most challenging mystery of his career, or will failure end it?
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"Family ties can hide deep wounds" --Cover.

The killing is an expert hit: three shots through the head as the lights dim at a celebrity concert in Glasgow. A most public crime, and Edinburgh Chief Constable Bob Skinner is right in the centre of the storm as it breaks over the Strathclyde force. The shooters are dead too - killed at the scene. But who sent them? The crisis finds Skinner, his private life shattered by the abrupt end of his marriage, taking a step that he had sworn he never would. Tasked by Scotland's first minister with the investigation of the outrage, he finds himself quickly uncovering some very murky deeds... and a fourth body, whose identity only adds to the confusion. Can the chief solve the most challenging mystery of his career, or will failure end it?

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