The Last Witness

The Last Witness

A Detective Daley Thriller

Book - 2015
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"James Machie was a man with a genius for violence, his criminal empire spreading beyond Glasgow into the UK and mainland Europe. Fortunately, James Machie is dead, assassinated in the back of a prison ambulance following his trial and conviction. But now, five years later, he is apparently back from the grave, set on avenging himself on those who brought him down. Top of his list is his previous associate, Frank MacDougall, who unbeknownst to D.C.I. Jim Daley, is living under protection on his lochside patch, the small Scottish town of Kinloch. Daley knows that, having been the key to Machies conviction, his old friend and colleague D.S. Scott is almost as big a target. And nothing, not even death, has ever stood in James Machies way" --
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Crime, 2015
Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781605989181
Characteristics: 314 pages ; 24 cm


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Jul 02, 2017

Quite good detective story, lots of action and suspense. The slang may be a bit off putting for some people, but for anyone from or with connections to Scotland it's great! NOT set in Glasgow, by the way, but a small town on the west coast; it has a ficticious name, but it's Campbeltown, Argyll.

martins_mom Feb 11, 2016

Gritty police procedural set in Glasgow. This will be enjoyed by readers of Ian Rankin.

Jan 04, 2016

wsj dec 26 2015


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