The Resource Bitter water, Gordon Ferris

Bitter water, Gordon Ferris

Label
Bitter water
Title
Bitter water
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Ferris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For Douglas Brodie, Glasgow's outbreak of murder and mayhem begins simply enough. A typical Saturday night brawl adds a splash of colour to the morning edition of the Gazette. But Brodie's piece receives a hot-blooded reply - the declaration of a new war upon petty crime signed by a group of vigilantes: The Glasgow Marshals. After his own stint at the Front, Brodie counts himself lucky to be back in his home town, paying his way as the local crime reporter. And although the frustrated, demobbed men of Glasgow are taking an eye for an eye, Brodie has some sympathy for their cause. So when a man is murdered, suspicion automatically falls on the Marshals, and the police are quick to agree. But for Brodie, this crime is all wrong. The Marshals stand for justice, not murder. Amid the heated clash of populace and police, a calculated killing has been ignored. Enlisting the help of advocate Samantha Campbell, Brodie begins to investigate the death himself, finding that of course the old saying always holds true: still waters do run deep." --Publisher description
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
FER
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Douglas Brodie
Series volume
2
Bitter water, Gordon Ferris
Label
Bitter water, Gordon Ferris
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Summer in Glasgow. When the tarmac bubbles, and the tenement windows bounce back the light. When lust boils up and tempers fray. When suddenly, it's bring out your dead. Glasgow's melting. The temperature is rising and so is the murder rate. Douglas Brodie, ex-policeman, ex-soldier and the newest reporter on the Glasgow Gazette, has no shortage of material for his column. But even Brodie balks at his latest subject - a rapist who has been tarred and feathered by a balaclava-clad group. Brodie soon discovers a link between this horrific act and a series of brutal beatings. As violence spreads and the bodies pile up, Brodie and advocate Samantha Campbell are entangled in a web of deception and savagery. Brodie is swamped with stories for the Gazette. But how long before he and Sam become the headline
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14116348
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25 cm.
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Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9780857896049
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780857896049
  • (OCoLC)772971598

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