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Quality


This is one big story, stretching to some 600 pages with the action and crisp dialogue full on from the opening.

Positive Review

I always choose the villain at the beginning; and i was right, this pleased.

Positive Review

Although the arrest is traumatic for callum, with him becoming acquainted with ‘the claw’.

Neutral Review

The case with the mummy seems not that complicated.

Neutral Review

Price


Macbride is 1 of my favorite authors.

Positive Review

Callum is disliked by his team, who mock him at every given chance.

Neutral Review

Shipping


Despite the book's 626 pages, i found that it was a fast read due to the fact that it never failed to hold my interest throughout.

Neutral Review

Packaging/appearance


About 'a dark so deadly': welcome to the misfit mob…it’s where police scotland dumps the officers it can’t get rid of, but want...  Read More

Neutral Review

Competitiveness


Stuart macbride is probably the best crime fiction writer in the 21st century, and he's got a lot of tremendous competition.

Positive Review

It is most definitely one of my firm favourites of 2018.

Positive Review

I read 240+ books a year, this being my 56th of 2018 so far (as of 18/02/18).

Neutral Review

His family's case has never been solved and as best he can tell, not given very high priority or worked on very hard.

Neutral Review
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    novel, dark and great.
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  • Our engine has discovered that over 80% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 791 reviews as of our last analysis date on Mar 20 2021.
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Most positive reviewquestion

A great read kept you guessing throughout.


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The depictions of officers of police scotland and members of the scottish canaille are often hilarious.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Frankly, too many crime series - including macbride's - feature the over-used marginalized and misunderstood hero beset by unlikeable and antagonistic superiors script.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Here you will find a team, with all their humanness, that you will find yourself cheering for.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Always something new, lots of twists and turns even if the plot isn't quite believeable.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    A disgraced policeman reassigned to the misfit squad finds the mundane boring case they are given is the work of a serial killer.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This continual bickering is a major distraction to the reader and a disturbing turn-off at first.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    But, somehow, they inherit a very big murder case.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    They are excited and badly want to solve it.

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