Cleanskin by Val McDermid

By Val McDermid

A taut mental mystery from the bestselling writer at the back of the preferred twine within the Blood television series

When occupation legal Jack Farlowe's physique is located washed-up on a Suffolk shore, it appears to the police like a uncomplicated case. Broken-hearted at his daughter's demise, he has drowned himself – sturdy riddance and one much less crime to unravel, in keeping with CID.

Then back, probably now not. For, one after the other, Farlowe's enemies are being killed. And the bad demeanour in their deaths makes drowning seem like an afternoon on the beach…

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