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Exile Trying To Escape Her Own Troubled Past And The Memories Of Her Lover S Murder, Maureen O Donnell Finds Refuge Working As A Counselor At A Shelter For Battered Women When The Body Of Shelter Resident Ann Harris Washes Up On The Banks Of The Thames River Two Weeks Later, Maureen Vows To Discover What Happened And To Prove That Ann S Husband Is Not To Blame Taking Her Search To London, Maureen Soon Encounters Disturbing Truths About Ann S Hidden Past Including A Secret That Has Maureen Fighting For Her Life


About the Author: Denise Mina

Denise Mina was born in Glasgow in 1966 Because of her father s job as an Engineer, the family followed the north sea oil boom of the seventies around EuropeShe left school at sixteen and did a number of poorly paid jobs, including working in a meat factory, as a bar maid, kitchen porter and cook.Eventually she settled in auxiliary nursing for geriatric and terminal care patients.At twenty one she passed exams, got into study Law at Glasgow University and went on to research a PhD thesis at Strathclyde University on the ascription of mental illness to female offenders, teaching criminology and criminal law in the mean time.Misusing her grant she stayed at home and wrote a novel, Garnethill when she was supposed to be studying instead.



10 thoughts on “Exile

  1. says:

    I really like these books, and the fact that they re so dialogue heavy makes them quick reads The one problem I have with them is going to sound petty, and to be honest it might just be something I have to get over if I m going to like mystery novels Here s the thing I m smart I m


  2. says:

    Twenty something Maureen O Donnell continues to be plagued mentally and emotionally by two major life events The sexual molestation as a young girl at the hand of her father and the vicious murder of her boyfriend six months earlier The molestation in itself was devastating enough, but M


  3. says:

    I love Denise Mina She writes mysteries wrapped in squalor and drama and tied up with a little crazy bow They re usually set in Scotland, which furthers my delight I m SUCH an Anglophile And if you like that sort of thing, Exile is evenbleak and psychological than the first book in this particu


  4. says:

    I don t know quite how I feel about this Maureen O Donnell broke my heart on the very last page of Garnethill The things she Leslie said about Siobhan were so bizarrely out of character nonsensically cruel, I don t think I m ever going to get over how much I loathed the end of that book, but I remembe


  5. says:

    I did try and read this a year or two previously, but gave up after fifty or so pages as I wasn t in the mood Finishing it on this second attempt, what struck me was the high quality of the writing as compared to a number of crime novels I have read recently with functional but noprose, Mina really impresses


  6. says:

    Upon finishing Garnethill, I wasn t overly crazy about continuing this trilogy I was interested in seeing where things went, but it wasn t an intense desire In fact, if I had not brought the trilogy as a collection, I would not have been continuing However, being a glutton for punishment, I dove into Exile with the


  7. says:

    This is her second book and there is no surprise that Denise Mina is a very well liked author Beautifully written, riveting story Unrelenting, strong and ruthless, almost a Seven like feeling at times.


  8. says:

    More Glaswegian grit and gumption from Denise Mina, my latest fave in the crime mystery genre Her heroine is a mess, her baddies are revolting, but she writes lyrically about the city itself.


  9. says:

    Just finished Denise Mina s , Exile, book 2 in the Garnethill Trilogy I did enjoy book 1, Garnethill, however this book was much better Maureen s character is in a self destructive post traumatic stress downward spiral fueled mainly by alcohol She is investigating a murder at the request of her friend Leslie, who is not much less of a


  10. says:

    Exile is the second book in the Garnet Hill trilogy This is not a stand alone book, you must read the first book Garnet Hill, where all of the characters and storylines are introduced The book is set in Glasgow, Scotland and London, England in 1980.This books picks up a few months after the previous book The main character Maureen O Donnell i


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