By Val McDermid
Lindsay Gordon, Scottish journalist and beginner sleuth, was once the 1st production of overseas bestseller Val McDermid. Report for Murder brought the United Kingdom’s first lesbian detective, and the sequence has been perennially renowned ever considering that. Lindsay is tenacious to the purpose of stubbornness, intrepid to the purpose of stupidity, and constant to the purpose of laying her lifestyles at the line. With the aid of neighbors, kin, and enthusiasts, she takes at the international with wit and brio, unraveling felony conspiracies and unmasking murderers. She’s feisty, feminist, and funny.
Each novel plunges Lindsay right into a diversified milieu. Report for Murder is determined opposed to the backdrop of an specific girls’ boarding tuition; Common Murder encompasses a women’s peace protest, the place emotions run lethal; Deadline for Murder forces Lindsay to confront the darker facet of her personal international of journalism; Conferences Are Murder explores the lethal underbelly of exchange unionism; Booked for Murder lifts the lid on publishing, exhibiting it’s not a gentleman’s online game; and Hostage to Murder brings Lindsay face-to-face with baby custody battles and the gangsters who inhabit the realm of terrorism. The hallmark of McDermid’s novels is a compassionate figuring out of human relationships and a intelligent perception into modern society.
The Lindsay Gordon novels were released to nice severe acclaim on each side of the Atlantic. Booked for Murder, the 5th Lindsay Gordon secret, used to be nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. McDermid has been praised for how her storytelling interweaves a few of the parts of the unconventional right into a seamless, balanced complete. “I don’t write approximately matters, I write approximately characters,” McDermid says. The books have received a large normal readership between enthusiasts of the secret genre.
Val McDermid grew up in a Scottish mining group and browse English at Oxford. She lives in northern England.
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Anfangs hatte er geglaubt, dass die Gedanken an ihre gemeinsamen Jahre die Sehnsucht allmählich lindern und schließlich beenden würden, aber da war er sich nun nicht mehr so sicher. Anscheinend hatte er sich in seinen Erinnerungen verirrt und kam nicht mehr heraus. Sutela entschloss sich, auf einen Sprung im »Oriental Village« vorbeizuschauen, schließlich hatte er sich bei seinem Rundgang auch all die anderen Orte angesehen, die zu den Standardspaziergängen mit Marissa gehört hatten: den Bahnhof von Golders Green, die Kirche St.
General Korolkow schien allmählich besänftigt zu sein, er entspannte sich auf seinem Sessel. « Jarkow senkte den Blick. Am liebsten hätte er gefragt, wie es denn möglich war, dass nicht einmal der Chef des FSB wusste, was sich hinter dem Begriff »Schwert des Marschalls« verbarg. Aber das konnte er natürlich nicht tun. �Wir wissen nur, dass dieses Dokument möglicherweise eine extreme Gefahr für die Sicherheit Russlands darstellt. Das ›Schwert des Marschalls‹ und sein Besitzer Otto Forsman müssen gefunden und beide müssen … vernichtet werden.
Rasch holte er sein Telefonverzeichnis aus dem Flur und rief auf der Stelle den Nachbarn seines Vaters an, aber der hatte schon seit Wochen nichts von Otto Forsman gehört. Als der erste Schock verklungen war, war Sutela gewillt, auch die Alternative in Erwägung zu ziehen, dass die Behauptungen in dem Brief stimmten. Wo hätte seinem Vater ein solches Dokument in die Hände fallen können? Und wann? Die wahrscheinlichste Variante war offensichtlich die Kriegszeit. Das zeigte auch das Versteck des Dokuments; die in dem Brief erwähnten Kartenkoordinaten verwiesen auf einen Ort im russischen Teil Lapplands, in der Nähe von Petsamo.