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The Edinburgh underworld may have emitted a collective sigh of relief at the departure of Inspector Rebus, but just as they thought it was safe to reclaim the streets of Auld Reekie it seems that a fresh avenger of evil, DS Alice Rice, has come of age' - Scottish Field This thrilling police-procedural debut from crime writer Gillian Galbraith introduces readers to Alice Rice, Edinburgh's latest fictional detective and a new female presence in the macho world of crime detection. Galbraith draws on her own experience to give a realistic portrayal of the medical and legal worlds. Smart and capable, but battling disillusionment and loneliness, Alice races against time and an implacable killer to solve a series of grisly murders amongst the professional elite of Edinburgh's well-to-do New Town.

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    Another easy read,somewhat predictable ,and it reminds me not to buy another by this author with so much better things to read. Try some Nordic noir if you want something to stimulate the neurons

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    Blood in the water

    Loved the book. Brought memories of my childhood in Edinburgh

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    Blood in the Water

    My first read of Gillian's work, I am looking forward to reading her next book.

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    Blood in the Water

    Couldn't put book down. Will definitely read another Gillian Galbraith

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    Very good I loved it

    Book was very good. Kept you guessing up to the end looking forward to reading more of the authors books

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