Still Life by Val McDermid audiobook

Still Life

By Val McDermid
Read by Cathleen McCarron

Recorded Books, Inc. 9780802157447

The Karen Pirie Series: Book 6

13.12 Hours 1
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Val McDermid is the award-winning, international bestselling author of more than thirty novels and has been hailed as Britains Queen of Crime. In Still Life, McDermid returns to her propulsive series featuring DCI Karen Pirie, who finds herself investigating the shadowy world of forgery, where things are never what they seem. When a lobster fisherman discovers a dead body in Scotlands Firth of Forth, Karen is called into investigate. She quickly discovers that the case will require untangling a complicated web?including a historic disappearance, art forgery, and secret identities?that seems to orbit around a painting copyist who can mimic anyone from Holbein to Hockney. Meanwhile, a traffic crash leads to the discovery of a skeleton in a suburban garage. Needless to say, Karen has her plate full. Meanwhile, the man responsible for the death of the love of her life is being released from prison, reopening old wounds just as she was getting back on her feet. Tightly plotted and intensely gripping, Still Life is Val McDermid at her best, and new and longtime readers alike will delight in the latest addition to this superior series.

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Val McDermid is the award-winning, international bestselling author of more than thirty novels and has been hailed as Britains Queen of Crime. In Still Life, McDermid returns to her propulsive series featuring DCI Karen Pirie, who finds herself investigating the shadowy world of forgery, where things are never what they seem. When a lobster fisherman discovers a dead body in Scotlands Firth of Forth, Karen is called into investigate. She quickly discovers that the case will require untangling a complicated web?including a historic disappearance, art forgery, and secret identities?that seems to orbit around a painting copyist who can mimic anyone from Holbein to Hockney. Meanwhile, a traffic crash leads to the discovery of a skeleton in a suburban garage. Needless to say, Karen has her plate full. Meanwhile, the man responsible for the death of the love of her life is being released from prison, reopening old wounds just as she was getting back on her feet. Tightly plotted and intensely gripping, Still Life is Val McDermid at her best, and new and longtime readers alike will delight in the latest addition to this superior series.

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Author Bio: Val McDermid

Author Bio: Val McDermid

Val McDermid was a journalist for sixteen years and is now a full-time writer living in South Manchester. Among her awards are the Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the Year for The Mermaids Singing. Her novel A Place of Execution won a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, was nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Novel, and named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Thrillers
Runtime: 13.12
Audience: Adult
Language: English