5 edition of A darker domain found in the catalog.
A darker domain
|LC Classifications||PR6063.C37 D37 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 371 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||371|
|ISBN 10||9780007243297, 9780007243303|
|LC Control Number||2008383457|
The second riveting crime novel in the Karen Pirie series, from No.1 Sunday Times bestseller Val McDermid. ‘A superb mystery’ The Times Twenty-five years ago, a woman and her baby son were kidnapped and held to ransom. Catriona Grant ended up dead and little Adam's fate has rem /5(48). Award-winning author Val McDermid offers up a suspense-filled stand-alone novel with A Darker Domain. Karen Pirie is the newly appointed Deputy Inspector of the Cold Case Unit, and her first investigation takes her 25 years into the past to the national miners’ strike.
A Darker Domain: A Novel (): Val McDermid: Books. When Michelle Gibson reports her father, Mick Prentice, missing at the start of McDermid’s intricate but underwhelming stand-alone psychological thriller, Det. Subject: Question about “A Darker Domain” – warning spoiler. A Darker Domain This is the second in Val McDermid’s series of books featuring DI Karen Pirie. In the first book “The Distant Echo” Pirie is more a peripheral character than a lead but obviously since then McDermid has spotted potential in the character and has developed her further/5().
A Darker Domain A Novel (Book): McDermid, Val: Baker & TaylorMore than twenty years after the national miners' strike in Scotland, Cold Case Review Team Inspector Karen Pirie stumbles across new evidence that links the cases of a missing strikebreaker and a kidnapping gone COLL&;[A Darker Domain] combines a thrilling story with heartbreaking questions of . In Val McDermid's A Darker Domain, two seemingly unrelated cases converge with explosive involves the disappearance of a miner named Mick Prentice, who vanished from Newton of Wemyss in Twenty-two and a half years pass, and his daughter, Misha, visits the Fife Constabulary in Scotland to report him missing.
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A Darker Domain is the 2nd Karen Pirie book; these days () she's a Detective Inspector (DI) heading the cold case department. Being responsible for putting away /5(). A Darker Domain (Inspector Karen Pirie, #2) by Val McDermid.
This gifted author and this particular series in her repertoire are now among my favorites. This story focuses on two cold cases.
The first is a man presumed a scab/strike breaker due to his turning his back on his family and fellow coal miners by walking out presumably to a town down south/5.
A Darker Domain. by Val McDermid. of loyalty and greed intertwines the past and present in a novel that was chosen as a New York Times Notable Crime Book of the Year and a finalist for the Los Angeles But two decades' worth of secrets are leading Pirie into a dark domain of violence and betrayal—a place darker than any she has.
“[A Darker Domain] combines a thrilling story with heartbreaking questions of social justice and history.” —Seattle Times The New York Times calls Val McDermid, “As smooth a practitioner of crime fiction as anyone out there the best we’ve got.”Time spent with her extraordinary thriller, A Darker Domain.
“A Darker Domain combines a thrilling story with heartbreaking questions of social justice and history.”—Seattle Times “As smooth a practitioner of crime fiction.
Excerpt: 'A Darker Domain' Aug • Set inVal McDermid's new novel features detective inspector Karen Pirie, who finds herself working with two cases that originated in.
A darker domain: a novel by Val McDermid; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Police, Cold cases (Criminal investigation), Kidnapping. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
A darker domain by Val McDermid,Harper edition, in English - 1st ed. A darker domain ( edition) | Open Library. A Darker Domain A Darker Domain, by Val McDermid, is yet another captivating and tightly woven story which McDermid is known for. She has not lost her touch. McDermid brings to life believable, fascinating, and complex characters, and a plot /5(51).
Darker Domain. Dedication This book is dedicated to the memory of Meg and Tom McCall, my maternal grandparents. They showed me love, they taught me about community, and they never forgot the shame of standing in line at a soup kitchen to feed their bairns.
A DARKER DOMAIN is a prime example of a crime novel that manages to encompass politics, sexual relations and social changes as it examines two unsolved crimes of the mids McDermid digs into the two cold cases through a pair of terrific investigators/5(21).
A Darker Domain. Synopsis: The superb new psychological thriller from bestselling author Val McDermid mixes fiction with one of the most symbolic and exceptional moments in recent history – the national miners’ strike It seemed like an unsolvable mystery at the time: a wealthy heiress and son kidnapped in Fife, then a botched payoff, leaving her dead with no trace of the child.
What is most impressive about A Darker Domain is the social history - a moving yet admirably unsentimental picture of a strained and riven mining community, first. A Darker Domain: A Novel - Ebook written by Val McDermid.
Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Darker Domain: A Novel.4/5(30). A DARKER DOMAIN also takes on social issues not always present in other novels: the desperate cruelty of the coal strikes decades ago, the results that shattered lives and communities, the underlying class system that still exists in Britain and the role of the police when it.
In A Darker Domain: A Novel we find some fascinating men too, many with their own dark secrets and agendas. So many characters, some lightly sketched but still fascinating; in other words, a full backdrop to the story.5/5(5).
Already immersed in the Prentice affair, Detective Karen Pirie, newly appointed head of the Cold Case Review Team, wants to make her mark with this second unsolved s mystery.
But two decades' worth of secrets are leading Pirie into a dark domain of violence and betrayal—a place darker than any she has previously entered. A Darker Domain Val McDermid, Author. Harper $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.
ARTICLES. PW Talks with Val McDermid Buy this book When Michelle Gibson. 'A Darker Domain' is the second in Val McDermid's series about Inspector Karen Pirie, in charge of a unit exploring past, unsolved crimes/5().
A New York Times Notable Crime Book of the Year • A Finalist for the Los Angeles Book Prize“[A Darker Domain] combines a thrilling story with heartbreaking questions of social justice and history.” —Seattle TimesThe New York Times calls Val McDermid, “As smooth a practitioner of crime fiction as anyone out therethe best weve got. Time spent with her extraordinary.
Get this from a library! A darker domain. [Val McDermid] -- Twenty-five years ago, the daughter of the richest man in Scotland and her baby son were kidnapped and held to ransom.
But Catriona Grant ended up dead and little Adam's fate has remained a mystery."[A Darker Domain] combines a thrilling story with heartbreaking questions of social justice and history."—Seattle Times The New York Times calls Val McDermid, "As smooth a practitioner of crime fiction as anyone out there the best we've got." Time spent with her extraordinary thriller, A Da.If you could sum up A Darker Domain in three words, what would they be?
This was a fast moving plot with no boring and unecessary facts. The clever plot starts with the search for a man who went missing 20 years previously during the time of the miners strikes.