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Viewing Entry - Skinner's rules (E11719)
by Jardine, Quintin

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TitleSkinner's rules : Bob Skinner, Book 1
Author / Responsible partyJardine, Quintin
GenreDetective and Mystery fiction, Suspense fiction, Crime stories.
TopicsDetective and Mystery fiction, Suspense fiction, Crime stories. Skinner, Bob (Fictitious character). Police. Scotland. Edinburgh.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]


As head of Edinburgh's CID, Detective Chief Superintendent Bob Skinner has seen it all - but even he is shocked by the savagely mutilated corpse discovered in a dark alleyway. The victim is identified as a successful young lawyer, and the motive for the brutal death remains a mystery. Then further seemingly random killings in the city begin to suggest a vicious serial killer is on the rampage. But when the lawyer's fiancee is also murdered, Skinner realises that someone is in deadly earnest. What eventually emerges is an elaborate smokescreen shrouding a deep-rooted and intricate conspiracy. Now, whatever the danger to himslef, Skinner is determined that in Edinburgh, at least, folk will abide by his rules.

Additional Information

System control numberE11719
Original Print PublisherLondon : Headline, 1997.
Series statementBook 1 of the "Bob Skinner series"
Series statement (Book 1 of Series Title)Book 1 of the "Bob Skinner series"
Narrator NameJames Bryce.
Participant or performer noteJames Bryce.
Narrators GenderMale narrator