The End of the Wasp Season

Version: Unabridged
Author: Denise Mina
Narrator: Jane MacFarlane
Genres: Thriller, Detective Stories
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks America
Published In: November 2011
# of Units: 11 CDs
Length: 13 hours, 13 minutes
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Overview

When a notorious millionaire banker hangs himself, his death attracts no sympathy. But the legacy of a lifetime of selfishness is widespread, and the carnage most acute among those he ought to be protecting: his family.

Meanwhile, in a wealthy suburb of Glasgow, a young woman is found savagely murdered. The community is stunned by what appears to be a vicious, random attack. When Detective Inspector Alex Morrow, heavily pregnant with twins, is called in to investigate, she soon discovers that a tangled web of lies lurks behind the murder. It's a web that will spiral through Alex's own home, the local community, and ultimately right back to a swinging rope, hundreds of miles away.

The End of the Wasp Season is an accomplished, compelling and multi-layered novel about family's power of damage-and redemption.

Author Details

Author Details

Mina, Denise

DENISE MINA is the author of "Garnethill, Exile, Resolution, " and "Deception." "Greenhill"l won the John Creasey Memorial Prize for best first crime novel; Exile and Resolution, which completed the trilogy, was lauded by critics in the U.K. and the U.S. Dubbed "a fearless" ("GQ") writer "of stunning talent and accomplishment" ("Publishers Weekly"), Mira lives in Glasgow.