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Blind Eye

by Stuart MacBride

Blind Eye by Stuart MacBride
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  • Published in USA  Sep 2009
    528 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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It’s summer in the Granite City, but even the sunshine can’t improve the mood at Grampian Police Headquarters. Aberdeen’s growing Polish community is under attack from a serial offender who leaves mutilated victims to be discovered on building sites—eyes gouged out and the sockets burned. Detective Sergeant Logan McRae is assigned to the investigation, code-named Operation Oedipus, but with the victims too scared to talk, it’s going nowhere fast. When the next victim turns out to be not a newly arrived Eastern European, but Simon McLeod, owner of the Turf ’n Track betting shop and long the uncontested ringleader of Aberdeen’s shadier element, Logan suddenly finds himself caught up in a brave new world of drug wars, prostitution rings, and gun-running courtesy of Aberdeen’s oldest and most vicious crime lord.

Stuart MacBride’s signature combination of hard-hitting suspense and dry humor has won him many fans, and Blind Eye is another stellar entry in this rising star’s multiple award-winning series.

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"Starred Review. A lesser writer would have fumbled such a complexly layered plot, but MacBride is in his element the more dark and twisted the story - and characters - become." - Publishers Weekly

"An essential read for his fans and readers who enjoy gritty British procedurals. " - Library Journal

"Logan's fifth procedural crackles with energy, humor and a refreshingly specific sense of place." - Kirkus Reviews

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Stuart MacBride’s four novels have won the Crime Writers’ Association’s Dagger in the Library and the Barry Award for Best First Novel and put him on the shortlist for the International Thriller Writers’ Award for Best First Novel and twice for Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. He lives in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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