When the Devil Drives

Product Number: EB00640951
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780802193513
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
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A midsummer night's murder mystery in Scotland by "one of the funniest, savviest crime writers around" (The Independent). Actress-turned-private investigator Jasmine Sharp is used to clients looking for long-lost relatives. When a woman hires her to find her missing sister, Sharp assumes the case will be straightforward. Instead, it pulls her back into the world of professional drama-and the warnings to mind her own business are coming on cue. Detective Superintendent Catherine McLeod's interest in theater is rising as well. She's just been called to the scene of a murder in the Highlands. A prominent figure in the Scottish arts community has suffered the worst review of his life-taken out by a sniper at an outdoor performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. As Sharp and McLeod's paths cross, so do the secrets of the missing girl and the hot-shot victim. And they're leading to a mysterious Highlands estate where a conspiracy of drugs, sex, and satanic rituals is giving Sharp and McLeod a severe case of stage fright. "A true pleasure for all detective fiction fans-think Ian Rankin by way of Agatha Christie, by turns dark and delightful and always intriguing." -Michael Koryta, New York Times-bestselling author of The Prophet "Brookmyre's work shimmers with a sense of unfettered fun . . . I'm already looking forward to the next Sharp-McLeod outing." -The Independent

Series: Sharp Investigates Series No: 2
Original Publish Date: May 07, 2013

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