Exile

By Denise Mina (Trade Paperback, 2007)
"Stunning. . . . The danger reaches a frightening pitch."--Rocky Mountain News

"Mina offers us a complex plot with a shocking ending, all told in an amazingly original voice." -Cleveland Plain Dealer

"This is a terrific book." -Dallas Morning News

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

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.

"Atmospheric, intense, and full of the disturbing flavor of inner-city lowlife." -Guardian

"Reads like a slap in the face - and a kick in the ribs and a fist in the stomach . . . like its powerful predecessor, Garnethill." -New York Times Book Review

"Stunning. . . . The danger reaches a frightening pitch."--Rocky Mountain News

"Mina offers us a complex plot with a shocking ending, all told in an amazingly original voice." -Cleveland Plain Dealer

"This is a terrific book." -Dallas Morning News

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

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.

"Atmospheric, intense, and full of the disturbing flavor of inner-city lowlife." -Guardian

"Reads like a slap in the face - and a kick in the ribs and a fist in the stomach . . . like its powerful predecessor, Garnethill." -New York Times Book Review

Denise Mina is the author of Deception, the Garnethill trilogy, and Field of Blood. She lives in Glasgow, Scotland, with her family.
  • "Denise Mina is one of the most exciting writers to have emerged in Britain for years." (on the Garnethill trilogy) (Ian Rankin).

  • "Denise Mina is definitely one to watch." (on the Garnethill trilogy) (Kansas City Star).

  • "Head and shoulders above much of contemporary crime fiction." (on the Garnethill trilogy) (Val McDermid).

  • "Denise Mina's Garnethill trilogy is a great achievement." (on the Garnethill trilogy) (Times lIterary Supplement).

  • "Stunning. . . . The danger reaches a frightening pitch." (on the Garnethill trilogy) (Rocky Mountain News).

Product Details

Exile
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Price: $13.99 US
  • Pages: 448
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"
  • Audio Run Time: 0
  • ISBN-13: 9780316016803
  • On Sale Date: 10/10/2007
Exile