The award-winning debut crime novel by the author of The Long Drop, now in a new edition with an introduction by Val McDermid
‘The most exciting crime writer to have emerged in Britain for years’ Ian Rankin
GIRLFRIEND. WITNESS. MURDERER?
When psychiatric patient Maureen O’Donnell finds her boyfriend dead in her living room, she is thrown into a difficult situation. Glasgow police view her as both a suspect and an unstable witness – and even her mother is convinced of her involvement.
Feeling betrayed by friends and family, Maureen begins to doubt her own version of events. Panic-stricken, she sets out in pursuit of the truth and soon picks up a horrifying trail of deception and suppressed scandal. Then a second body is discovered. Maureen realises that unless she gets to the killer first, her life is in danger…
‘One of the most original voices in crime fiction’ Daily Mail
With an introduction by VAL McDERMID