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The Mermaids Singing

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Dr Tony Hill is the clinical psychologist tasked with aiding Bradfield police track down a serial killer. His methods and attitude fail to make an impression with the boys in blue, though, until one of their own becomes a victim. Val McDermid creates a real pot-boiler of a thriller, exploring police ignorance and her excellent lead character’s obsession with criminal profiling. If you love your crime fiction tense and fraught with troubled characters and disturbing scenes, you’ll lap up this Gold Dagger Award winner.

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