This is the fifth of Denise Mina's novel which I have read and it is terrific.
In any event, the writing is excellent, the humor is wry, the characters are interesting, the plot is suspenseful, and the story is fascinating.
The author is Scottish so the usage of the English language adds more depth to the experience.
A friend with excellent taste in mystery/suspense mentioned in passing that she was reading a new Denise Mina book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Karen Bock-Losee
This novel is an exercise is what could have been. It is a great story with an incredibly engaging protagonist. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tim Meloche
At first, I didn't like this book--found the protagonist Paddy to be sulky, petty, whiny, and unlikable. As the story went on, I started to think maybe I was warming up to her. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Swank Ivy
I read "End of Wasp Season" first. I think I should have read "Field of blood" first, then again I don't think it much matters. I thought this was the best yet. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Killieboy
I love Denise Mina! Her approach to the all too common act of murder is so interesting. I love how she develops her characters and sets the scene(s). Read morePublished 10 months ago by Denver
The first book in the Paddy Meehan series takes Paddy, a young woman in a "runner" position at a newspaper in Glasgow on an unusual journey. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Michelle Boytim
Paddy Meehan, the central character and a budding investigative journalist, is not as dark as some of Mina's other characters. This is a great introductory book to the series. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Beverly A. Martin
I chose this book after reading Mina's Alex Morrow series and wanting to read more from this author. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Iris J May
Still, her main character, Paddy does a great job trying to be a legitimate journalist, while inadvertently solving crimes in her crime-ridden city. Read morePublished 18 months ago by S. barlow