Books The End of the Wasp Season A Novel by Denise Mina Paperback, 390 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $14.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe End of the Wasp SeasonSubtitleA NovelAuthorDenise Mina Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Other editions available for purchase: Hardcover, 390 pages, Little Brown & Co, $25.99, published September 26 2011 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe End of the Wasp SeasonSubtitleA NovelAuthorDenise Mina Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary 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. Genres: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Also by Denise Mina Resolution Garnethill Conviction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The End of the Wasp Season New In Paperback Jan. 28-Feb. 3: Teen Lust, Gothic Fright And A History Of Introverts January 29, 2013 In softcover fiction and nonfiction, John Irving explores teen lust; Denise Mina delivers a murder mystery; David Maraniss looks at the young Barack Obama; Robert Kagan defends U.S. sovereignty; and Susan Cain stands up for introverts. Review Best Books Of 2011 Sherlockian Mysteries That Will Keep You Tied Up November 28, 2011 Critic Maureen Corrigan selects two of the best new works of fiction and criticism about The Great Detective, and offers recommendations for terrific novels featuring contemporary investigators who carry forward Holmes' trademark method of detection: "an observance of trifles."