Mina's novels are engrossing, deeply rooted in reality and astutely perceptive about human nature and the internal politics blighting modern police forces. Blood Salt Water is also beautifully written and plotted, cementing the author's place as one of the finest contemporary British crime writers.
'We're big fans of Denise Mina's DI Alex Morrow - and her fifth book in the series doesn't disappoint.'
'Another authentic-feeling well-written tale of dark Glaswegian crime . . . dourly brilliant'
Mina is one of the most fiercely intelligent of crime writers . . . testament to how brilliantly intricate and psychologically complex her books are
'Gritty, unpredictable and keeps the reader involved to the end.'