Dead Men and Broken Hearts by Craig Russell

By Craig Russell

Craig Russell has labored as a police officer, freelance author and inventive director.
His Fabel novels have been encouraged through his long-standing curiosity within the language, tradition and other people of Germany. The Lennox novels, set in Fifties Glasgow, have been encouraged through Russell's fascination for the interval and love of the original personality of the city.
His novels are translated into twenty-three languages worldwide.
In 2007, Craig Russell was once presented the hugely prestigious Polizeistern (Police big name) via the Polizei Hamburg, the single non-German ever to obtain this award. He was once nominated for the 2007 CWA Duncan Lawrie Golden Dagger, the world's greatest literary award for crime writers, in addition to the SNCF Prix Polar in France. In 2008, Craig Russell received the CWA Dagger within the Library.

Lennox - 4

November 1956. the area is in turmoil. whereas the Suez difficulty and the Hungarian rebellion boil away within the heritage, Lennox has extra rapid issues, like getting his own existence, and his company, again heading in the right direction. So, whilst a lady comes into Lennox's workplace and hires him to stick to her husband, whom she suspects of prime a double existence, it kind of feels the fitting case. elementary, regular - if a bit sordid - and so much of all, felony. yet as he starts off to dig deeper, Lennox realizes that this is often no usual case of marital infidelity. He reveals himself stuck through the police in a room with a useless physique; pursued through shadowy individuals of the intelligence group; and once again a objective of the 3 Kings, the crime bosses who among them run Glasgow's underworld. Lennox needs to back draw at the violent, war-damaged a part of his character that he has attempted to maintain buried, on the way to survive...

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Holding on for her life, before it slipped away entirely, in falls and headaches and the horrifying sense of sliding away into insanity. All the bad things simply . . stopped. Her taut muscles loosened, her eyes closed, her nose was buried in a sweater that smelled of fabric softener and man, with a faint tang of smoke. She was being held tightly, engulfed in strong arms and warmth and her mind simply blanked. She was so used to the background buzz of anxiety and fear in her head, a constant hiss of static tinged with darkness, that she simply blissed out at its absence.

Interested. ” It had been so long since she‟d felt anything like this, since she‟d been part of that whole manwoman thing. Her only contact with men over the past nine months had been with doctors and physical therapists, then lawyers as she settled her father‟s estate. She‟d nearly forgotten that she was a woman. Daniel Weston made her feel female once again. She felt a connection to him and even though it was probably a sign of her craziness, because the connection was in her dreams, right at this moment she didn‟t feel cold and alone and listless, which had been her default emotional setting for more time than she cared to think about.

He touched his baseball cap with his index finger in a salute, then took off with a squeal of t ires, leaving her completely alone on the deserted street. The trip had been such a nightmare. She‟d regretted it the moment she‟d left the house in the pouring rain. The taxi had got caught in a jam due to the sudden downpour, tipping her out at departures barely in time to make it to the gate. Two huge Airbuses were boarding and the gates were crowded with far more passengers than the relatively small Tampa airport was equipped to handle.

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