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Open Season (Bob Skinner Book 34)

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From acclaimed author Quintin Jardine comes the latest gripping mystery in his bestselling Bob Skinner series, perfect for fans of Ian Rankin and Peter May. The dialogue continues to be be stilted as the author tries to use conversations to provide context from previous novels, or to convey the genius of Skinner and his considerable number of talented offspring who will never grow up to be anything other than lives in the shadow of the “great” man.

Open Season by Quintin Jardine - Books - Hachette Australia Open Season by Quintin Jardine - Books - Hachette Australia

After a tip-off, a man's body is exhumed from a shallow grave in Edinburgh. Murder surely, yet he died from natural causes, so, case closed? Indee... Murder is rarely cut and dried, motive and means, cause and effect. Usually it follows its own twisted logic…Deputy Chief Constable Bob Skinner has a failed marriage on his hands, a death on his conscience, and little time to deal with either. He's...So once you have been taken down the most complex of family trees and “Super Bob” has once again been the power behind the two murders being solved you are still left with the unsolved Glasgow case. Starting his career as a novelist of crime fiction focusing on the detective genre, he began as a writer in 1993 with the release of his first novel; ‘Skinner’s Rules’. This was to be the book that also started the Bob Skinner series, charting the exploits of its eponymous protagonist. It was was also the book that was to help establish his name setting up his reputation as well respected crime writer. Can Skinner surmount the greatest challenge of his life... and if he does, will he ever be the same? A thrilling novel in the hugely popular Scottish crime series.

Open Season By Quintin Jardine | Used | 9781472282866 - Wob Open Season By Quintin Jardine | Used | 9781472282866 - Wob

The fifth novel in the Bob Skinner Mystery series, this thriller follows Deputy Chief Constable Bob Skinner on his next investigation. After a mid-air explosion of a plane carrying the British and American defense secretaries, those investigating mu... With evil on one hand and intrigue on the other, will Skinner escape with either his integrity or career intact . . . or is it open season on him? Edinburgh's toughest cop, Bob Skinner, looks into his past to assuage his demons in Quintin Jardine's thrilling new mystery.Alongside each inquiry as it evolves is former Chief Constable Sir Robert Skinner, relishing his new role as a media magnate, but drawn into reluctant action and towards a chilling discovery of his own.

Open Season by Quintin Jardine | Waterstones Open Season by Quintin Jardine | Waterstones

After 34 books in the series....I felt I did need a scorecard to keep all the characters and relationships straight...Will that be Robert’s next outing or will he have fathered another unbelievable budding genius whilst his daughter, who was thankfully missing for most of this story, becomes the greatest lawyer Scotland has ever witnessed.

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