1984: It looked like a simple job. That was why they gave it to him. Guarding a woman – nameless and almost faceless after a savage acid attack – at a Glasgow hospital, PC Alan McAlpine has no idea that this simple job will haunt his career and change his life forever.
2006: Two decades later, Alan steps into Partickhill police station and back in time. Now a celebrated Detective Chief Inspector, McAlpine has been drafted in to lead the hunt for a man the press are calling ‘the Crucifixion Killer’. Two women are already dead, their mutilated bodies laid with arms outstretched.
With his distinguished reputation, McAlpine’s team are confident their new DCI will lead them to the killer. But the obsession that was born in a hospital room twenty-two years earlier has never quite left Alan. And now, it seems, it’s come back for a reason …Biografía del autor:
Caro Ramsay was born in Glasgow and now lives in a village on the West Coast of Scotland. Absolution is her first novel. Her second, Tambourine Girls, will publish in Autumn 2008.
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Descripción Penguin, 2008. Taschenbuch. Estado de conservación: Neu. Neu Neuware, new item; Lieferung vom Verlag mit leichten Qualitätsmängeln möglich - The first in an atmospheric, chilling and intelligent crime thriller series set in Glasgow. 'A cracker of a debut. many shivers in store for readers' 'Time Out' 416 pp. Englisch. Nº de ref. de la librería INF1100167008