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A Taste of Ashes

Tony Black’s second DI Bob Valentine novel is set in the west coast town of Ayr. Valentine is a cop who places himself – literally – at the sharp end, as he is just returning to duty after being stabbed in the heart. He is straight…
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Keith Nixon: Top five books of 2015

My year in crime has been a mix of the new and the old. Favourite authors revisited and fresh faces. I have a real soft spot for Irish and particularly Scottish crime fiction, so I wasn’t surprised when my finger fell on a couple of…
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A Taste of Ashes

The west coast town of Ayr is the backdrop to A Taste of Ashes, the second of Tony Black’s novels featuring DI Bob Valentine. He is a cop who places himself – literally – at the sharp end, as he is just returning to duty…
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A Taste of Ashes

Written by Tony Black — Detective Inspector Bob Valentine has recently returned to work in the West Scotland town of Ayr after being stabbed in the heart on a previous case. A rare night out with his long suffering and concerned family is interrupted by a murder….
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