Lou Perlman, officially on sick leave from Strathclyde Police, has hit the lowest point in his life. Barred from the investigation into the recent gangland slayings, and seemingly abandoned by Miriam, the nomadic object of his affection, he's a lost man. Then, cleaning out his long-neglected house he discovers a decayed human hand in a Ziploc bag . . . Whose hand is it? Who cut if off? And who put it in Perlman's bedroom? These are questions he alone must answer. They take him on a baffling quest through the strata of Glasgow society, from slum tenements to casinos to New Age Temples, encountering high-flying criminals and freaks . . .
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by Jennifer Armstrong
by Kelley Armstrong
"You can tell from the title that the return of Scots detective Lou Perlman is replete with murder and mayhem. A great plot and a highly proficient reading by James Bryce make this dark and witty Campbell Armstrong offering deeply satisfying. While on sick leave, after having been shot in his previous case, Perlman discovers a severed hand that leads him through the underbelly of the city of Glasgow in search of the perpetrator of multiple grizzly homicides. Several of Armstrong's characters are larger than life, thanks to Bryce. His accents are accurate, and he's at his best when portraying the killer. When this psychopath looks out over Glasgow at night and says, "This city is mine," you know he's evil. A.L.H. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"
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