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McDermid, Val,

The skeleton road [text (large print)] / Val McDermid. - Large print ed. - 424 pages (large print) ; 24 cm. -

Standard print ed. originally published: London : Little Brown, 2014.

When a skeleton is discovered hidden at the top of a crumbling Gothic building in Edinburgh, Detective Chief Inspector Karen Pirie is faced with the unenviable task of identifying the bones. As Karen's investigation gathers momentum, she is drawn deeper into a world of intrigue and betrayal, spanning the dark days of the Balkan Wars. Karen's search for answers brings her to a small village in Croatia, a place scarred by fear, where people have endured unspeakable acts of violence. Meanwhile, someone is taking the law into their own hands in the name of justice and revenge - but when present resentment collides with secrets of the past, the truth is more shocking than anyone could have imagined...

9781444825664 (hbk) 1444825666


Women detectives--Fiction.
Cold cases (Criminal investigation)--Fiction.
Murder--Investigation--Fiction.
Revenge--Fiction.


Detective and mystery fiction.
Large type books.