Blood, Salt, Water

Blood, Salt, Water

An Alex Morrow Novel

Book - 2015
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"A wealthy businesswoman disappears from her Glasgow home without a trace, leaving her husband and children panicked but strangely resistant to questioning. Tracing the woman's cell phone, police detective Alex Morrow discovers a call made from an unlikely location. A sleepy seaside community, Helensburgh is the last place you'd go looking for violence. But Morrow's investigation uncovers disturbing clues and a dead body in a nearby lake. When a connection to someone close to her surfaces, the case gets more personal than she could have imagined" -- provided by publisher
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2015]
Edition: First United States edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780316380546
0316380547
Branch Call Number: MYS Mina
Characteristics: 295 pages ; 25 cm

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jannylegs
Jul 11, 2016

Bloody lovely.

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brangwinn
May 16, 2016

Mina brings empathy to this mystery. The reader feels sorry for the murderer, realizing that his past continued to impact him. As always the Alex Morrow novel is complex. This one brought closure to Alex and her brother in prison.

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gloryb
Feb 04, 2016

Not a long book (300pages), so a short read for me. Reading her words is like seeing a movie of the novel unfold. The story features DI Alexandra Morrow. The author tells the story from several points of view - the police, the victims, the blokes who commit the crime. Action takes place in the Glasglow area. Two murdered women and a fire with 2 burnt bodies - who is "really" responsible? Will the villagers inform the police? Good plotting and writing.

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csut2
Jan 04, 2016

wsj dec 26 2015

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emerge
Nov 04, 2015

One of my favourite authors but I wasn't fond of her last book (Red Road).
She's back in fine form with this outing. Alex Morrow has a complex case on her hands which she has to juggle with police politics between her office & the Met. Her half-brother (& gangster) Danny continues to dog her but there's a surprising resolution here.
Great, fast paced read with finely drawn characters.

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