Val McDermid





Val McDermid

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born
in Fife, Scotland, The United Kingdom
June 04, 1955

gender
female

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influences
Reginald Hill, Ian Rankin, Ruth Rendell and James Lee Burke


About this author

Val McDermid was born and schooled on the east coast of Scotland and then Oxford University after which she became a journalist.

Her first book, Report for Murder was published in 1987 and since then she has gone on to have 25 more books published.

She lives in Manchester and Northumberland with 3 cats.

Series:
* Tony Hill & Carol Jordan
* Lindsay Gordon
* Kate Brannigan


Val McDermid isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but she does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from her feed.
One of Val’s fans has created a forum for the ITV series Wire in the Blood

She says, ‘it is dedicated to the ITV series however there is a section devoted solely to the books by Val McDermid.’

If you would like to join in the discussion head over to:

http://wireinthebloodforum.createaforum.com

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Average rating: 3.90 · 47,317 ratings · 4,188 reviews · 114 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Wire In The Blood (Tony...
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A Place Of Execution
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The Torment of Others (Tony...
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The Distant Echo
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More books by Val McDermid…
The Mermaids Singing The Wire In The Blood The Last Temptation The Torment of Others Beneath The Bleeding Fever of the Bone The Retribution
Tony Hill & Carol Jordan (8 books)
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4.056596558317399 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 26,150 ratings

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Kate Brannigan (6 books)
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3.466294227188082 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 2,685 ratings

Report For Murder Common Murder Deadline For Murder Conferences Are Murder Booked For Murder Hostage To Murder
Lindsay Gordon (6 books)
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3.323809523809524 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 1,365 ratings

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