Quite Ugly One Morning

Quite Ugly One Morning - The Jack Parlabane Thrillers

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Synopsis

The award-winning first Parlabane thriller mixes paranoia and politics for "a lean, nasty, fun little page-turner" about a powerful Scottish scion's murder (The New York Times).

Investigative journalist Jack Parlabane has visited plenty of crime scenes, but whoever carved up Dr. Jeremy Ponsonby wanted to send a particularly revolting message. As jet-lagged, hungover, and nauseated as he may be, Parlabane knows this was no break-in gone wrong. Dr. Sarah Slaughter, anaesthetist and ex-wife of the victim, is beginning to believe it, too. Ponsonby had plenty of secrets, but the motivations for her ex-husband's murder cut even deeper than they can imagine.

Are Parlabane and Slaughter a match for the skullduggery? It depends on how much more of the black morals and full-color bloodshed of the Edinburgh medical society they can stomach in this "thrillingly unpleasant" winner of the First Blood Award for Best First Crime Novel of the Year (Esquire).

Book information

ISBN: 9780802193858
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
Imprint: Grove Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 214
Weight: -1g