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Worst Case Scenario

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Hilariously dark revenge thriller from Helen FitzGerald featuring Mary Shields, a Glasgow probation officer juggling a chaotic caseload and a murderous menopause. Mary has to supervise the release of a man who killed his wife and then found celebrity as a men’s rights activist. As she struggles to keep up with his public appearances, she becomes strangely fascinated with him. Then her family become drawn into his world, with disastrous consequences. Fuelled by rampaging hormones and disillusioned by the rules, Mary goes to ever more extreme lengths to restore justice. Mary’s unforgettable insights make for a fast, fun but also thought-provoking read.
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