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Dying Of The Light : An Alice Rice Mystery : An Alice Rice Mystery - Gillian Galbraith

Dying Of The Light : An Alice Rice Mystery

An Alice Rice Mystery

Paperback Published: 1st April 2010
ISBN: 9781846971433
Number Of Pages: 256

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Midwinter, a freezing night in Leith, near Edinburgh's red light district. A policewoman's flashlight stabs the darkness in a snow-covered cemetery. The circle of light stops on a colourless, dead face.

So begins the hunt for a serial murderer of prostitutes in Gillian Galbraith's third Alice Rice mystery, 'The Dying of the Light'. Partly inspired by the real-life killings of prostitutes in Ipswich, this novel explores a hidden world where sex is bartered for money and drugs. Off-duty, Alice's home life continues its uneven course.

Her romance with the artist Ian Melville offers the prospect of happiness, but is plagued by insecurity. Her demented but determined neighbour, Miss Spinnell, offers a new challenge to Alice's patience at every meeting. This atmospheric thriller builds on the success of the first two Alice Rice mysteries, 'Blood in the Water' and 'Where the Shadow Falls', and it is Gillian Galbraith's most accomplished novel yet.

'A compelling read' Scottish Field'A fast-paced tale' Scots Magazine

ISBN: 9781846971433
ISBN-10: 1846971438
Series: An Alice Rice Mystery
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st April 2010
Publisher: Birlinn General
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.68 x 12.7  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.25

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