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The Dead Hour (Paddy Meehan, #2) Paddy Keeps Rolling 4 Stars Paddy Meehan is one of the most entertaining characters I have encountered in a long time On one hand, she is a little overweight and is self conscious while on the other she is spunky, quick witted and quick tempered She is the only unbeliever in a staunchly catholic home and she is convinced her unbelief will drag her whole family to hell with her The entertainment provided by Paddy is worth the read Plot summary Paddy is faced with a moral dilemma She at Paddy Keeps Rolling 4 Stars Paddy Meehan is one of the most entertaining characters I have encountered in a long time On one hand, she is a little overweight and is self conscious while on the other she is spunky, quick witted and quick tempered She is the only unbeliever in a staunchly catholic home and she is convinced her unbelief will drag her whole family to hell with her The entertainment provided by Paddy is worth the read Plo Aged 21 and suffering under the gloom of the Thatcher years, Patricia Paddy Meehan is the only wage earner in her Glasgow family Her job is as a very junior reporter on a fictional Glasgow newspaper, the Daily News her main task is to cruise the city at night with a driver, listening to the police radio and checking the hospitals and cop shops in search of an interesting story One night she witnesses a pair of cops being bribed not to investigate what looks like an extremely nasty domestic Aged 21 and suffering under the gloom of the Thatcher years, Patricia Paddy Meehan is the only wage earner in her Glasgow family Her job is as a very junior reporter on a fictional Glasgow newspaper, the Daily News her main task is to cruise the city at night with a driver, listening to the police radio and checking the hospitals and cop shops in search of an interesting story One night she witnesses a pair of cops being bribed not to investigate what looks like an extremely nasty domestic incident the following morning she discovers that the woman in que Paddy Meehan 2 and by the time of this it was joyfully obvious that no one had to long for moan about miss Garnethill Denise does not know how it feels to write a less than great book Paddy has made reporter, but are doing her dog introduction time during the Dead Hour of night. Terrific Tartan noir with young Paddy Meehan getting in over her head again Great on the sexual politics of a provincial newsroom in the 1980s with a few too many scenes following the physical breakdown of a coke head on the run Satisfying enough to hunt down the third in the series. Denise Mina is the sort of writer who puts lesser writers off from writing, since they know they can never compete with the casual brilliance of what she does At least, that is the case with this writer, i.e me.I wasn t especially drawn to Paddy Meehan in the first book, in comparison with Maureen O Donnell but this is the second and she has grown a lotinteresting in the meantime The plot is well worked and lucid, characters superb and Paddy herself combines an innate knowledge of how p Denise Mina is the sort of writer who puts lesser writers of nnu b ttre n f rsta boken i serien, Blodsarv Det r huvudpersonen Paddy som g r att jag tycker s mycket om de h r b ckerna En passionerad och lite annorlunda karakt r Intressant att l sa om liv i Glasgow var det ocks. Paddy Meehan Thought She D Be Farther Along In Her Career As An Investigative Journalist By Now But Three Years After Breaking A Big Story, She S Still On Perpetual Night Shift, Chasing Police Calls For A Story That Will Promote Her Out Of A Twilight Existence That Makes Candy Bars And Coffee A Medical Necessity With Her Father And Brothers Unemployed And Her Family Perilously Short Of Money, She Needs The Work The Domestic Dispute At A House In A Wealthy Suburb Seems Like Nothing Unusual At First The Elegant Blonde In The Shadows Bleeding From A Head Injury Doesn T Want Any Help And The Well Dressed, Ingratiating Man At The Front Door Tells Paddy Everything S Fine And That She Should Leave And Then He Asks Her To Make Sure Nothing Appears In The Paper, Slipping Cash Into Her Hand Before He Closes The Door The Next Morning, Paddy Sees The Lead TV News Story The Blonde Woman Had Been Tortured, Beaten, And Left To Die The Untraceable Man Was Neither Her Boyfriend Nor Her Husband, And Paddy Can T Understand Why The Victim Passed Up The Chance To Walk Through The Door And Live Far From The Spoiled Trophy Wife Paddy Assumed Her To Be, The Victim Was A Prosecution Lawyer With A Social Conscience That Clashed With Her Privileged Background Soon Paddy Begins To Make Connections No One Else Has Seen, And After She Witnesses The Body Of A Suicide Being Pulled From The River, She Finds Surprising Links Between The Two Deaths It S The Story Paddy S Dreamed Of, But She Ll Lose All Credibility If Word Gets Out About The Bribe The Police Who Attended The Call Are Twisting The Evidence For Reasons Of Their Own, And Her Boss At The Newspaper Is Impatient With Paddy S Unproven Hunches Only Paddy Cares Enough To Pursue A Dark And Brutal Truth That Could Make Her Career Or Kill Her. 2 Paddy MeehanFortsatte p del tv bara f r att jag hade id torka p vad jag skulle v lja h rn st Tycker att relationen med Paddys familj blommar ut mer h r och den tycker jag r intressant samt hennes relation till katolicismen som hon f rs ker f rh lla sig till f r mammans skull. What a fabulous story Journalist Paddy Meehan is the only employed member of her large family And her job is no great shakes she and her driver work the night shift, following whatever comes over the scanner It doesn t pay well and she waits to be terminated she hasn t had a good story in a long time One night they turn out for a domestic, but in a swanky neighborhood The man holds the door shut She sees the woman in a mirror, bloody The cops are getting ready to leave, not interested What a fabulous story Journalist Paddy Meehan is the only employed member of her large family And her job is no great shakes she and her driver work the night shift, following whatever comes over the scanner It doesn t pay well and she waits to be terminated she hasn t had a good story in a long time One night they turn out for a domestic, but in a swanky neighborhood The man holds the door shut She sees the woman in a mirror, bloody The cops are getting ready to leave, not interested The woman indicates that she doesn t want help she ll stay The man hands Paddy a bribe to stop her writing it up After this, everything goes sideways And you have to read it to find out how that happens, what Paddy does, and the danger she puts herself into.Characters are great real people, many of whom you actually find yourself caring about Mina provides a real sense of place and time The sense of menace emerges early on and does not let up The ending Well, o Paddy Meehan, 21 years old and on night shift called the calls car shift, and encompassing the Dead Hour, 3 AM , at the Scottish Daily News in Glasgow, makes one of her usual nightly calls, following the police radio in the car and going to the address to which the police have been summoned This time it appears to be a domestic disturbance, the victim a young, elegant looking blond woman who, though obviously bloodied, refuses any assistance and, when Paddy catches her eye, seems to slightly Paddy Meehan, 21 years old and on night shift called the calls car shift, and encompassing the Dead Hour, 3 AM , at the Scottish Daily News in Glasgow, makes one of her usual nightly calls, following the police radio in the car and going to the address to which the police have been summoned This time it appears to be a domestic disturbance, the victim a young, elegant looking blond woman who, though obviously bloodied, refuses any assistance and, when Paddy catches her eye, seems to slightly shake her head The police leave, aided by the passing of money into their hands from the man who had answered the door, a scenario


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