The Resource Bitter Water

Bitter Water

Label
Bitter Water
Title
Bitter Water
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Ferris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shortlisted for the 2012 CWA Ellis Peters Historical DaggerFerris is a writer of real authority, immersing the reader into his nightmare world with a brand of scabrous writing reminiscent of William McIlvanney's Laidlaw... everything speaks of an original voice. - IndependentGlasgow's melting. The temperature is rising and so is the murder rate. Douglas Brodie, ex-policeman, ex-soldier and now newest reporter on the Glasgow Gazette, has no shortage of material for his crime column.But even Brodie baulks 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 body count rises, 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?
Member of
Summary
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 is bring out your dead. Glasgow is 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?
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10194289
Cataloging source
NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferris, Gordon
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Douglas Brodie novels
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Mystery
Target audience
adult
Label
Bitter Water
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:1dadec60-b2ba-484f-9546-6dfb17ed6f07
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780857896063
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Bitter Water
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:1dadec60-b2ba-484f-9546-6dfb17ed6f07
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780857896063
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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