“A wonderfully punchy evocation of a legendary murder mystery, packed with the authentic sights, sounds and intrigues of Glasgow in the late Fifties.”

longWilliam Watt wants answers about his family’s murder. Peter Manuel has them. But Peter Manuel is a liar.William Watt is an ordinary businessman, a fool, a social climber.Peter Manuel is a famous liar, a rapist, a criminal. He claims he can get hold of the gun used to murder Watt’s family.One December night in 1957, Watt meets Manuel in a Glasgow bar to find out what he knows.Based on true events, The Long Drop is an extraordinarily unsettling, evocative and compelling novel from a writer at the height of her powers.

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  1. Denise Mina is always excellent, she does for Glasgow what Rankin has done for Edinburgh, I loved the Paddy Meehan novels and am looking forward to this.

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