Field of blood a novel by Denise Mina

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Published by Little, Brown in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Paddy Meehan (Fictitious character),
  • Women journalists,
  • Children,
  • Crimes against,
  • Fiction

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When her fiancé"s cousin is implicated in the murder of a young boy and a rival reporter leaks the story, fledgling Scottish journalist Paddy Meehan is forced to salvage her relationship with her future in-laws by clearing the cousin"s name.

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Book details

StatementDenise Mina
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6063.I457 F54 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination360 p. ;
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24746385M
ISBN 100316735930
ISBN 109780316735933
LC Control Number2004023408
OCLC/WorldCa56753291

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