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Still Midnight

Still MidnightIf you want to get technical about it, Denise Mina writes crime novels. But those novels have always had cooler characters, more pitch-perfect dialogue,...Still MidnightTrue Crime, FictionIf you want to get technical about it, Denise Mina writes crime novels. But those novels have always had cooler characters, more pitch-perfect dialogue,...2010-03-17Reagan Arthur Books
Still Midnight by Denise Mina

Still Midnight by Denise Mina

B+

Still Midnight

Genre: True Crime, Fiction; Author: Denise Mina; Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books

If you want to get technical about it, Denise Mina writes crime novels. But those novels have always had cooler characters, more pitch-perfect dialogue, and, frankly, more things to say about a woman’s place in society than books wearing far fancier pants. Still Midnight isn’t the Scottish novelist’s best book — that would be Field of Blood — but? you can feel the intelligence, sweat, and research she poured into it. Mina brings to life not just the great, ?gloomy new heroine Alex Morrow, who’s awkwardly navigating the bickering Glasgow police force, but also a Muslim family, whose patriarch gets kidnapped by men stupid enough to do real damage. B+

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