The skeleton road
An Edinburgh detective encounters skeletal remains that may be connected to the brutal Balkan Wars of the 1990s in this "tightly paced mystery" (Los Angeles Times).In the center of historic Edinburgh, Scotland, builders are preparing to demolish a disused Victorian Gothic building. They are understandably surprised to find skeletal remains hidden in a high pinnacle that hasn't been touched by maintenance for years. Who do the bones belong to, and how did they get there? Could the eccentric British pastime of free climbing the outside of buildings play a role? Enter cold case detective Karen Pirie, who gets to work trying to establish the corpse's identity. And when it turns out the bones may be from as far away as former Yugoslavia, Karen will need to dig deeper than she ever imagined into the tragic history of the Balkans: to war crimes and their consequences, and ultimately to the notion of what justice is and who serves it."McDermid melds the political thriller with the police procedural for an intense novel."—Associated Press
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|Grouping Title||skeleton road|
|Grouping Author||val mcdermid|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2021-02-24 02:27:19AM|
|Last Indexed||2021-02-24 03:09:37AM|
|Novelist Primary ISBN||9780802123091|
Martin Luther King Jr.
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An Edinburgh detective encounters skeletal remains that may be connected to the brutal Balkan Wars of the 1990s in this "tightly paced mystery" (Los Angeles Times).
|local_callnumber_catalog||MYSTERY McDermid, V.|
|owning_library_catalog||Sacramento Public Library|
Martin Luther King Jr.
|series||Karen Pirie novels|
|series_with_volume||Karen Pirie novels|3|
|subject_facet||Cold cases (Criminal investigation) -- Fiction|
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Fiction
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Scotland -- Fiction
Women detectives -- Fiction
|title_display||The skeleton road|
|title_full||The Skeleton Road|
The skeleton road / Val McDermid
The skeleton road [electronic resource - eBook] [electronic resource] / Val McDermid
The skeleton road [electronic resource] / Val McDermid
|title_short||The skeleton road|
|topic_facet||Cold cases (Criminal investigation)|