Keep the Midnight Out
When the body of a red-haired young man is washed up on the shore of the beautiful Isle of Mull, Detective Superintendent Lorimer's tranquil holiday away from the gritty streets of Glasgow is rudely interrupted. The body has been bound with twine in a ghoulishly unnatural position and strongly reminds Lorimer of another murder: a twenty year old Glasgow case that he failed...more
Set in Scotland and shifting between present day and twenty years prior, KEEP THE MIDNIGHT OUT features two murders, decades apart ...more
Keep the Midnight Out is the twelfth novel in Gray’s long running DCI Lorimer series and it is, unsurprisingly, beautifully written. The book starts with an exciting and gruesome scene when poachers gath ...more
Gray has the ability to weave much about Lorimer and his wife into the ongoing police investigation. That results in a good balance of charac ...more
off the west coast of Scotland." I am very familiar with Alex Gray novels featuring
Detective Superintendent William Lorimer. And his wife Maggie.
And you cannot forget his friend and his profiler and Pychologist Solly Brightman and his wife Rosie who is
a pathologist. This novel is about two murders.Young men.And to add to this mystery twenty
years ago Lorimer was involved of a murder of a young red haired man ...more
Set in Scotland and shifting between present day and 20 years prior, KEEP THE MIDNIGHT OUT features two murders, decades apa ...more
As with the Shetland book, there’s a promising storyline, this one involving two crimes twenty years apart which are virtually mirror images of ...more
Though I really enjoyed the murde ...more
With this reading project, in some weird, self-flagellating way, I decided to see if I could understand men better, in order to have more success at online dating. So I scanned my shelves for authors or particular books that interesting men on the dating website cited as their favourites, or were in some way connected with, or recommended by, actual men I knew (or would like to know better). Books that I already had, you understand; I certainly wasn't going to go out and buy ne ...more
It can ruin a favorite holiday location, mess with a town or tear a family apart.
Midnight on the Isle of Mull is all this and more. Can anyone ever keep the midnight out? Detective Superintendent Lorimer and DI Crozier try, but also have to play an ego game while in the process.
Thank you, Ms Gray for another DCI Lorimer novel. I look forward to many more.
***Book provided without charge by PIC ...more
Detective Superintendent Lorimer may be on holidays but when he stumbles across a body, not far from his cottage, he is then drawn into a murder investigation as well as a twenty year old cold case.
I found the story well written with lots of great and interesting characters. It could be a little hard to follow at times though with the local dialect used throughout and the vast number of characters. It was confusing a ...more
Police officers do not think " it would be illegal to go in there without a search warrant but I'm going to do it because I want justice ". They would recognise that breaking and entering would wreck the case and prevent justice.
Obviously the main detective of the series saved the day for her.
I doubt I'll read any more of this series. ...more
I loved the setting of the Isle of Mull, I was able to picture various places.
The characters were well written and those from Mull did have the feel of highland people to them, which was good.