I was recommended this by a friend. Read it, she said, you'll love it. I did. So much so, I had to binge it. I loved the grittiness, the Weegie humour..Show More », the fully rounded characters and the nicely twisting plot. And it has a bittersweet ending.
I down-loaded this book on the strength of a previous Denise Mina book I'd listened to. It's a good story but spoiled for me by the narrator. I see ..Show More »that another listener has commented on this. I wish I'd read her review and not down-loaded solely on the strength of the author! I found it difficult to concentrate on the story at first as I was mesmerized by the extraordinary reading style of the narrator: it wasn't the Glasgow accent, I'm used to this I'm Scottish, it was the weird intonation swinging down and ending sentences on an up. I persevered with the book and enjoyed the story, but I can't recommend it because of the narration.
Denise Mina writes really authentic Glasgow-Irish dialogue, making the tough world of journalism come alive and creating very engaging characters invo..Show More »lved in truly hair-raising predicaments. A very gripping read.