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  • Published: 5 July 2018
  • ISBN: 9781473561786
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 384

The Last Breath




Paddy Meehan’s former boyfriend was killed before he could expose a dark secret, and Paddy is determined to find the culprit

Read the third novel in the Paddy Meehan series, from award-winning author Denise Mina. ‘One of the most original voices in crime fiction’ Daily MailPaddy Meehan finally has it all: a flat of her own in Glasgow and a job as one of Scotland’s leading newspaper columnists. Then the police knock on her door. Her former lover Terry has been found in a ditch, shot through the head.

Even though they had split up months before, Terry has left her everything, including a house in Ayrshire and boxes of notebooks. As Paddy digs deeper into his murder, it soon becomes clear that the secret he was about to expose is worth killing for. And that she is next in line.

  • Published: 5 July 2018
  • ISBN: 9781473561786
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 384

About the author

Denise Mina

Denise Mina is the author of the Garnethill trilogy, the Paddy Meehan series and the Alex Morrow series. She has won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award twice and was inducted into the Crime Writers’ Association Hall of Fame in 2014. The Long Drop won the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Book of the Year 2017 as well as the Gordon Burn Prize and was named by The Times as one of the top ten crime novels of the decade. Conviction was the co-winner of the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Book of the Year 2019 and was selected for Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Book Club. Denise has also written plays and graphic novels, and presented television and radio programmes. She lives and works in Glasgow.

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Praise for The Last Breath

Mina infuses the city with human warmth and social realism; dialogue is convincingly street-witty and Paddy is an endearing heroine

The Times

Uncompromisingly real... Another fine book from Mina, and in Paddy Meehan, she has created a touching and loving heroine

Sunday Telegraph

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