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The Death Game: A Kirsty Campbell Novel
Works of: Fiction
A historical mystery and detective novel in the tartan noir vein, with gothic undertones and a new and original female Scottish detective.
Book 1 of the Kirsty Campbell Mysteries
This Scottish crime thriller is set in 1919, when Britain is recovering from the horrors of the Great War.
Kirsty Campbell, former suffragette and a policewoman in Britain’s newly formed Women’s Police Service, returns to her hometown of Dundee to become the city’s first policewoman. Her struggle for acceptance in the all-male police force is difficult, and she fights for recognition. But Kirsty is not easily intimidated and, despite police attempts to curtail her activities, she defies her superior officer to pursue an investigation into a murder linked to missing orphan girls.
Kirsty is an unusual character with a fascinating history and background. She has demons of her own to fight, as well as becoming involved in a deadly game of sacrifice and death? But how will she cope when the sins of the past come back to haunt her?
Chris Longmuir is an award-winning novelist. Her previous crime novels have won the Pitlochry Award, and the Dundee International Book Prize.
SAW (Scottish Association of Writers) Barbara Hammond Award (2015)
Other books by Chris Longmuir
A Salt Splashed Cradle
Death of A Doxy
Missing Believed Dead
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