The End of the Wasp Season

A Novel

by Denise Mina

The End of the Wasp Season

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Detective Inspector Alex Morrow uncovers clues in the savage murder of a young woman in a wealthy suburb of Glasgow that may ultimately be linked to the suicide of a notorious millionaire banker 100 miles away.

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