Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Working Girls” as Want to Read:
Working Girls
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Working Girls (Bev Morriss #1)

by
3.79  ·  Rating Details ·  62 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Just 15 years old, brutalized, dumped in a park, throat slashed. A schoolgirl prostitute died in agony and terror. The sight breaks the heart of DS Bev Morriss and a cold fury consumes her. Plunging herself into the seedy heart of Birmingham's vice-land she struggles to infiltrate the deadly jungle of hookers, evil pimps, and violent johns. But no one will break the wall o ...more
Paperback, 348 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Creme de La Crime (first published 2001)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Working Girls, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Working Girls

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 148)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Vicki - I Love Reading
Aug 06, 2015 Vicki - I Love Reading rated it really liked it
I first read this book in 2012/13. And I then went on to buy all the other books in the series. In typical me style, I have not read the others yet, so as i'm going through some of my series of books, I decided to re read this, to remind myself what had happened before I start book 2.
It was just as good the 2nd time around, and I soon started to remember the characters.
The Main one being Bev Morriss. SGT Bev Morriss is determined to find out who is behind the murder of a young girl, and goes bac
...more
Audiothing
May 24, 2015 Audiothing rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviewed
AUDIOBOOK EDITION
Great Story, Great Writing and a Great Narrator

My Review
It doesn't take the listener too long to realise that author Maureen Carter is a class act. As a former commercial radio journalist, B.B.C. journalist, producer and presenter (wow!) she brings all the pizzazz and sparkle of her journalistic writing skills to the world of crime fiction.
"Working Girls" is the first book of the British police procedural series starring D.S. Bev Morriss, and is set in Britains' so named secon
...more
Theweebarrell
Apr 13, 2011 Theweebarrell rated it it was amazing
really enjoyed this book, looking forward to reading her next one
Mary Johnson
Jan 10, 2015 Mary Johnson rated it really liked it
A good read with lots of twists and turns. Based in England, the plot was plausible and kept me guessing. Looking forward to the next book.
Kay Robinson
Aug 09, 2012 Kay Robinson rated it it was amazing
For a first foray into the crime fiction market this shows real promise. If I hadn't known otherwise I would have assumed that this was the work of seasoned writer. I'll be sure to follow Maureen's career from now on. An thrilling ride through the underbelly of a major city.
Rach
Nov 22, 2013 Rach rated it it was ok
nope, couldn't get into it really tried but sadly no
Anita Iversen
Anita Iversen is currently reading it
Sep 18, 2016
BookDB
BookDB marked it as to-read
Sep 14, 2016
Ali Clare
Ali Clare marked it as to-read
Aug 26, 2016
MISS N S FARNFIELD
MISS N S FARNFIELD rated it it was amazing
Aug 24, 2016
Anita Lack
Anita Lack marked it as to-read
Aug 19, 2016
loisa
loisa added it
Aug 24, 2016
Hannah
Hannah marked it as to-read
Aug 04, 2016
Karen Fentem
Karen Fentem rated it it was amazing
Jul 10, 2016
Lisa Bergin
Lisa Bergin marked it as to-read
Jul 01, 2016
Richard Laybourn
Richard Laybourn rated it really liked it
Jun 25, 2016
Ian
Ian rated it really liked it
Jun 26, 2016
Alyssa Davis
Alyssa Davis rated it liked it
Jul 12, 2016
Mrs J Russell
Mrs J Russell rated it it was amazing
Jun 06, 2016
Susan G
Susan G marked it as to-read
May 04, 2016
Pauline
Pauline marked it as to-read
Apr 16, 2016
Pat Olver
Pat Olver marked it as to-read
Apr 02, 2016
Mercedes
Mercedes rated it it was amazing
Mar 04, 2016
patricia purnell
patricia purnell rated it it was amazing
Feb 24, 2016
Victoria Bennett
Victoria Bennett rated it liked it
Feb 10, 2016
Steve
Steve added it
Jan 27, 2016
Peter
Peter rated it it was amazing
Jan 18, 2016
Fiona R
Fiona R marked it as to-read
Jan 17, 2016
Rebecca
Rebecca marked it as to-read
Jan 16, 2016
Sherrie
Sherrie marked it as to-read
Jan 10, 2016
« previous 1 3 4 5 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
78565
Former BBC Newsnight presenter Maureen has worked extensively in newspapers, radio and television. She still freelances in the business, when she's not busy novel writing. As a journalist she's worked closely with the police, covering countless crime stories, including several murders. She's also interviewed victims and seen villains sent down.

Maureen was inspired to write Working Girls by a polic
...more
More about Maureen Carter...

Other Books in the Series

Bev Morriss (7 books)
  • Dead Old
  • Baby Love
  • Hard Time
  • Bad Press
  • Blood Money
  • Death Line

Share This Book



No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »