By Caro Ramsay
Anderson & Costello #1
Caro Ramsay's Absolution is the 1st in her much-loved Anderson and Costello series.
The Crucifixion Killer is stalking Glasgow ... leaving victims' mutilated our bodies in a Christ-like pose. DCI Alan McAlpine - a well known and profitable police officer - is drafted in to steer the search, supported by way of neighborhood officials DI Anderson and DS Costello.
But the previous holds bad thoughts for McAlpine. He final labored this beat a few 20 years prior, whilst he was once assigned to protect a girl - anonymous and faceless after a sadistic acid assault - at a Glasgow health facility. An obsession used to be born at that health facility room that hasn't ever rather left McAlpine . . . and now it sort of feels to be resurfacing. For a reason.
As the chase to halt the ugly murders intensifies, so Anderson and Costello locate chilling reason for problem uncomfortably just about domestic . . .
Reissued with a beautiful new package deal, Caro Ramsay's Anderson & Costello thrillers were generally recognized as essentially the most major new sequence within the style in recent times and Ramsay's totally designated investigators are able to turn into the nation's favorite Scottish cop duo. Absolution is the fantastic beginning to this beautiful sequence. next titles contain darkish Water and making a song to the lifeless. enthusiasts of Ian Rankin and Val McDermid will love this sequence.
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Absolution (Anderson & Costello, Book 1) by Caro Ramsay