[PDF / Epub] ★ The Dead Hour Author Denise Mina – E17streets4all.co.uk Paddy Meehan thought she'd be farther along in her career as an investigative journalist by now But three years after breaking a big story she's still on perpetual night shift chasing police calls for Paddy Meehan thought she'd be farther along in her career as an investigative journalist by now But three years after breaking a big story she's still on perpetual night shift chasing police calls for a story that will promote her out of a twilight existence that makes candy bars and coffee a medical necessity With her father and brothers unemployed and her family perilously short of money she needs the work The domestic dispute at a house in a wealthy suburb seems like nothing unusual at first The elegant blonde in the shadows bleeding from a
The Dead MOBI :ò head injury doesn't want any help; and the well dressed ingratiating man at the front door tells Paddy everything's fine and that she should leave And then he asks her to make sure nothing appears in the paper slipping cash into her hand before he closes the door The next morning Paddy sees the lead TV news story the blonde woman had been tortured beaten and left to die The untraceable man was neither her boyfriend nor her husband and Paddy can't understand why the victim passed up the chance to walk through the door and live Far from the spoiled trophy wife Paddy assumed her to be the victim was a prosecution lawyer with a social conscience that clashed with her privileged background Soon Paddy begins to make connections no one else has seen and after she witnesses the body of a suicide being pulled from the river she finds surprising links between the two deaths It's the story Paddy's dreamed of but she'll lose all credibility if word gets out about the bribe The police who attended the call are twisting the evidence for reasons of their own and her boss at the newspaper is impatient with Paddy's unproven hunches Only Paddy cares enough to pursue a dark and brutal truth that could make her career or kill her.
Denise Mina was born in Glasgow in Because of her father's job as an Engineer the family followed the north sea oil boom of the seventies around EuropeShe left school at sixteen and did a number of poorly paid jobs including working in a meat factory as a bar maid kitchen porter and cookEventually she settled in auxiliary nursing for geriatric and terminal care patientsAt twenty one sh.
- 341 pages
- The Dead Hour
- Denise Mina
- 16 March 2016 Denise Mina