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The Dead Hour 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 ☉ [PDF / Epub] ☆ Book Lover By Jennifer Kaufman ❤ – 9facts.co.uk she s still on perpetual night shift ❮Epub❯ ➣ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector ➢ Author Delores Fossen – 9facts.co.uk 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 [BOOKS] ⚣ Kholodovs Last Mistress Author Kate Hewitt – 9facts.co.uk 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 ➿ Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) Gratuit ➶ Auteur Carole Mortimer – 9facts.co.uk 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 ❮Read❯ ➪ If the Stiletto Fits... Author Wendy Etherington – 9facts.co.uk slipping cash into her hand before he closes the door The next morning [PDF] ✑ What Phoebe Wants (Harlequin Flipside, By Cindi Myers – 9facts.co.uk Paddy sees the lead TV news story the blonde woman had been tortured [Download] ➵ Ruthlessly Royal (Self-Made Millionaires Author Robyn Donald – 9facts.co.uk beaten [PDF] ✍ An Amish Family Christmas ✸ Marta Perry – 9facts.co.uk and left to die The untraceable man was neither her boyfriend nor her husband ❰Read❯ ➭ Interrupted Lullaby Author Dana R. Lynn – 9facts.co.uk 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 [EPUB] ✷ Gift-Wrapped Governess By Sophia James – 9facts.co.uk 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 [Read] ➬ Vows of Revenge ➵ Dani Collins – 9facts.co.uk and after she witnesses the body of a suicide being pulled from the river ❰Read❯ ➵ Not a Fairy Tale Author Romy Sommer – 9facts.co.uk she finds surprising links between the two deaths It s the story Paddy s dreamed of [PDF / Epub] ✅ The Midwife and the Single Dad By Gill Sanderson – 9facts.co.uk 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 [Reading] ➷ Small-Town Billionaire ➭ Renee Andrews – 9facts.co.uk 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 The story itself was OK I like feisty protagonists acting for the benefit of others as well as for themselves Especially when the protagonist is a woman Although in this case, the person Paddy tried to protect was not at all likeable My problem is with the audio version The reader, Helen O Neill s accent was to my ear Irish I d rather have the reader use their own voice if they can t do an appropriate accent Or I should just read the actual book with my eyes, instead of my ears I d hav The story itself was OK I like feisty protagonists acting for the benefit of others as well as for themselves Especially when the protagonist is a woman Although in this case, the person Paddy tried to protect was not at all likeable My problem is with the audio version The reader, Helen O Neill s accent was to my ear Irish I d rather have the reader use their own voice if they can t do an appropriate accent Or I should just read the actual book with my eyes, instead of my ears I d have a problem with the relationships Paddy gets into except I remember being in my early 20 s can t fault her Damn I love these books I adore Paddy Meehan She is one of the best series protagonists I ve come across in years In her era late 80s and her particularly conservative religious community, women don t work they marry So here s Paddy, charging full speed ahead into the unnatural life of a professional, unmarried woman She s tough but insecure Hot headed, yet kind And she s totally badass No plot summary for this book but suffice it to say that she gives as good as she gets She scre Damn I love these books I adore Paddy Meehan She is one of the best series protagonists I ve come across in years In her era late 80s and her particularly conservative religious community, women don t work they marry So here s Paddy, charging full speed ahead into the unnatural life of a professional, unmarried woman She s tough but insecure Hot headed, yet kind And she s totally badass No plot summary for this book but suffice it to say that she gives as good as she gets She screws up and falls down and she gets right back up againThe smiled at each other, these two working women, both keeping jobs from needy men, betraying nature by escaping the kitchen sink, these two women who were out in the world, active not passive, subjects not objectsBoom 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 Plot summary Paddy is faced with a moral dilemma She attends at a police call in progress where there is an apparent domestic situation occurring After the police have spoken with the parties and have failed to make any arrests, she seeks a comment from the parties Inside, she sees a young woman who is clearly hurt and with blood running down her face The man at the door gives her fifty pounds and asks her to keep it out of the papers The next day, Paddy learns that the woman in the house was found dead Should she turn in the 50 pound note and risk losing her job or should she keep it to help her down on the luck family It is after another body is pulled out of the river that Paddy believes there is a bigger story going on and the police seem to be obscuring the facts Will she get the story of her career or will the bribe come to obscure her credibility The Good Improvements The story formatting was my biggest complaint with the first book While the various chapters and parts remain, it is much easier to follow in this installment As in the first, there is a parallel storyline, but it is in the present and is coherent Instead of detracting from the book, the parallel storyline adds to overall feel Setting, Characters andSetting As in the first installment, Denise Mina expertly develops characters and places them in a believable near historical setting I did not visit Scotland in the mid 80 s but I feel as if I was there The depressed economy and the rise of an urban drug culture play prominently in the story and well developed The Bad A Few Stumbles While the formatting is much improved, it suffers with some pacing issues I enjoyed the writing and the character of Paddy Meehan so much, that I felt as if it could have been a favorite book but jarring pacing ultimately although mildly reduce my opinion Can this Book Stand Alone If you really want it to While this story is self contained, it is part of a trilogy This second book does not borrow heavily from the first and you would not be lost if you picked up this one first Final Thoughts This and first in the trilogy has left me wanting to readby Denise Mina She has a sharp eye for setting and character and I look forward to finish the trilogy That said, I am quite disappointed there are only three book as Paddy is such a great and relatable character Audiobook Notes Content Advisories It is difficult to find commentary on the sex violence language content of book if you are interested I make an effort to give you the information so you can make an informed decision before reading Disclaimer I do not take note or count the occurrences of adult language as I read I am simply giving approximations When reviewing language, mild obscenities are words like, shit, hell or damn Religious exclamations are words such as Christ or Jesus when used as profanity.Scale 1 Lowest 5 Highest Sex 3 There is a bitsex in this installment than the last There is a moderately graphic sex scene in the book and several less graphic ones As Paddy is aging, the content is become a bitadult Language 1 There are about 45 mild obscenities, 70 uses of the f word and 3 religious exclamations Violence 3 There is alsoviolence in the background of this novel There are several mildly graphic descriptions of death and several scenes where characters are beaten The author tends to avoid the gory description 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.

    ☉ [PDF / Epub] ☆ Book Lover By Jennifer Kaufman ❤ – 9facts.co.uk she s still on perpetual night shift ❮Epub❯ ➣ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector ➢ Author Delores Fossen – 9facts.co.uk 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 [BOOKS] ⚣ Kholodovs Last Mistress Author Kate Hewitt – 9facts.co.uk 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 ➿ Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) Gratuit ➶ Auteur Carole Mortimer – 9facts.co.uk 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 ❮Read❯ ➪ If the Stiletto Fits... Author Wendy Etherington – 9facts.co.uk slipping cash into her hand before he closes the door The next morning [PDF] ✑ What Phoebe Wants (Harlequin Flipside, By Cindi Myers – 9facts.co.uk Paddy sees the lead TV news story the blonde woman had been tortured [Download] ➵ Ruthlessly Royal (Self-Made Millionaires Author Robyn Donald – 9facts.co.uk beaten [PDF] ✍ An Amish Family Christmas ✸ Marta Perry – 9facts.co.uk and left to die The untraceable man was neither her boyfriend nor her husband ❰Read❯ ➭ Interrupted Lullaby Author Dana R. Lynn – 9facts.co.uk 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 [EPUB] ✷ Gift-Wrapped Governess By Sophia James – 9facts.co.uk 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 [Read] ➬ Vows of Revenge ➵ Dani Collins – 9facts.co.uk and after she witnesses the body of a suicide being pulled from the river ❰Read❯ ➵ Not a Fairy Tale Author Romy Sommer – 9facts.co.uk she finds surprising links between the two deaths It s the story Paddy s dreamed of [PDF / Epub] ✅ The Midwife and the Single Dad By Gill Sanderson – 9facts.co.uk 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 [Reading] ➷ Small-Town Billionaire ➭ Renee Andrews – 9facts.co.uk 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 The story itself was OK I like feisty protagonists acting for the benefit of others as well as for themselves Especially when the protagonist is a woman Although in this case, the person Paddy tried to protect was not at all likeable My problem is with the audio version The reader, Helen O Neill s accent was to my ear Irish I d rather have the reader use their own voice if they can t do an appropriate accent Or I should just read the actual book with my eyes, instead of my ears I d hav The story itself was OK I like feisty protagonists acting for the benefit of others as well as for themselves Especially when the protagonist is a woman Although in this case, the person Paddy tried to protect was not at all likeable My problem is with the audio version The reader, Helen O Neill s accent was to my ear Irish I d rather have the reader use their own voice if they can t do an appropriate accent Or I should just read the actual book with my eyes, instead of my ears I d have a problem with the relationships Paddy gets into except I remember being in my early 20 s can t fault her Damn I love these books I adore Paddy Meehan She is one of the best series protagonists I ve come across in years In her era late 80s and her particularly conservative religious community, women don t work they marry So here s Paddy, charging full speed ahead into the unnatural life of a professional, unmarried woman She s tough but insecure Hot headed, yet kind And she s totally badass No plot summary for this book but suffice it to say that she gives as good as she gets She scre Damn I love these books I adore Paddy Meehan She is one of the best series protagonists I ve come across in years In her era late 80s and her particularly conservative religious community, women don t work they marry So here s Paddy, charging full speed ahead into the unnatural life of a professional, unmarried woman She s tough but insecure Hot headed, yet kind And she s totally badass No plot summary for this book but suffice it to say that she gives as good as she gets She screws up and falls down and she gets right back up againThe smiled at each other, these two working women, both keeping jobs from needy men, betraying nature by escaping the kitchen sink, these two women who were out in the world, active not passive, subjects not objectsBoom 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 Plot summary Paddy is faced with a moral dilemma She attends at a police call in progress where there is an apparent domestic situation occurring After the police have spoken with the parties and have failed to make any arrests, she seeks a comment from the parties Inside, she sees a young woman who is clearly hurt and with blood running down her face The man at the door gives her fifty pounds and asks her to keep it out of the papers The next day, Paddy learns that the woman in the house was found dead Should she turn in the 50 pound note and risk losing her job or should she keep it to help her down on the luck family It is after another body is pulled out of the river that Paddy believes there is a bigger story going on and the police seem to be obscuring the facts Will she get the story of her career or will the bribe come to obscure her credibility The Good Improvements The story formatting was my biggest complaint with the first book While the various chapters and parts remain, it is much easier to follow in this installment As in the first, there is a parallel storyline, but it is in the present and is coherent Instead of detracting from the book, the parallel storyline adds to overall feel Setting, Characters andSetting As in the first installment, Denise Mina expertly develops characters and places them in a believable near historical setting I did not visit Scotland in the mid 80 s but I feel as if I was there The depressed economy and the rise of an urban drug culture play prominently in the story and well developed The Bad A Few Stumbles While the formatting is much improved, it suffers with some pacing issues I enjoyed the writing and the character of Paddy Meehan so much, that I felt as if it could have been a favorite book but jarring pacing ultimately although mildly reduce my opinion Can this Book Stand Alone If you really want it to While this story is self contained, it is part of a trilogy This second book does not borrow heavily from the first and you would not be lost if you picked up this one first Final Thoughts This and first in the trilogy has left me wanting to readby Denise Mina She has a sharp eye for setting and character and I look forward to finish the trilogy That said, I am quite disappointed there are only three book as Paddy is such a great and relatable character Audiobook Notes Content Advisories It is difficult to find commentary on the sex violence language content of book if you are interested I make an effort to give you the information so you can make an informed decision before reading Disclaimer I do not take note or count the occurrences of adult language as I read I am simply giving approximations When reviewing language, mild obscenities are words like, shit, hell or damn Religious exclamations are words such as Christ or Jesus when used as profanity.Scale 1 Lowest 5 Highest Sex 3 There is a bitsex in this installment than the last There is a moderately graphic sex scene in the book and several less graphic ones As Paddy is aging, the content is become a bitadult Language 1 There are about 45 mild obscenities, 70 uses of the f word and 3 religious exclamations Violence 3 There is alsoviolence in the background of this novel There are several mildly graphic descriptions of death and several scenes where characters are beaten The author tends to avoid the gory description 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."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 341 pages
  • The Dead Hour
  • Denise Mina
  • English
  • 04 April 2019
  • 0316735949

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.


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