Private eye, Kate Brannigan is not amused when thieves steal a Monet from a stately home where she'd arranged the security. The hunt for the thieves drags her on a treacherous foray across Europe as she goes head to head with organized crime.
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‘Tough, funny and intensely topical. McDermid stands out as one of the few contemporary writers actually nourished by the here and now’
‘Fast, fluently told story: Kate is as tough as Warshawski but less hung up on political correctness’
‘Kate Brannigan is wonderful’
Val McDermid grew up in a Scottish mining community and then read English at Oxford. She was a journalist for sixteen years, spending the last three as Northern Bureau Chief of a national Sunday tabloid. She is now a full-time writer and divides her time between Cheshire and Northumberland.
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Book Description Harpercollins, London, 1995. Hard Board. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Used hardback in very good condition in dust jacket. Manchester-based private eye Kate Brannigan is not amused when thieves have the audacity to steal a Monet from a stately home where she'd arranged the security. Clean Break, the fourth Kate Brannigan novel, is a tense, complex and compulsive thriller that puts the tough-talking, kick-boxing woman detective under pressures she's never known before. 252 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 2002529
Book Description Scribners. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Book almost like new. Cover and pages are undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # G0002325012I2N00
Book Description Scribners. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Very good condition - book only shows a small amount of wear. Bookseller Inventory # G0002325012I4N00
Book Description Book Condition: Fair. **PAPERBACK** Creases to spine and front cover. Minor wear to cover. Slight tanning to page edges. Bookseller Inventory # T006416
Book Description Collins Crime Club, London, 1995. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , a fine book in near fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , unfaded. , corners are sharp. full number sequence 1,3,5,7,9,10,8,6,4,2 pages are clean and complete , toned with age , in near fine jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , has been price-clipped, pushed at bottom spine tip . not a remainder , not an ex-library copy We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999. Bookseller Inventory # 88846732
Book Description Collins Crime, London, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Signed by author on title page. Dust jacket unclipped. slight trace of erased penciled price on F.F.E.P. Slight tan to page edges. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000021
Book Description Harpercollins, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Not price clipped and without inscriptions. First Printing SIGNED BY Author on title page without dedication. Author;s Fourth novel featuring Kate Brannigan. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 21036
Book Description Collins Crime, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Signed. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. A slight tan to the page edges. Good condition book. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0003906350
Book Description Collins Crime, London, 1995. Hard Cover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. As new unread 1st edition. Pages and binding tight with minimal discolouring to page block. The unclipped dustwrapper is also as new ,bright and has had a protective cover for many years in a private collection. A new looking book. Bookseller Inventory # 000886
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, London, 1995. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition; First Printing. The author's 4th mystery with Manchester-based PI Kate Brannigan. Text block is tight with no loose or dpog-eared pages but with slight tanning to page edges. Dust jacket shows no wear or tears. Dust jacket protected in cleasr mylar wrapper; bubble wrapped, boxed, and shipped with USPS Tracking (USA only). Signed on title page. Bookseller Inventory # 002338