A brilliant, thought-provoking and heart-wrenching new thriller about identity and the value of a life, from the award-winning author of The Long Drop and Conviction. The Less Dead shows Denise Mina at the height of her powers.
Denise Mina is the author of the Garnethill trilogy, the Paddy Meehan series and the Alex Morrow series. She has won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award twice and was inducted into the Crime Writers' Association Hall of Fame in 2014. The Long Drop, her latest novel, won the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Book of the Year and the Gordon Burn Prize. Denise has also written plays and graphic novels, and presented television and radio programmes. She lives and works in Glasgow.
This is crime writing of the highest order -- Mark Sanderson * The
More proof that Denise Mina is Britain's best living crime writer -- Charlotte Heathcote * Sunday Express *
Mina is the most compassionate of crime novelists... a dark and heartfelt novel -- John Williams * Mail on Sunday *
Always compelling and frightening, Mina's latest novel is full of tough-minded compassion. She is probably the most interesting crime writer at work today * Literary Review *
Denise Mina is crime-writing royalty -- Val McDermid