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Out of Bounds: A Karen Pirie Novel

When a teenage joyrider crashes a stolen car and ends up in a coma, a routine DNA test reveals a connection to an unsolved murder from 22 years before. It’s a cold case that should be straightforward. But it’s as twisted as the DNA helix itself. Meanwhile, Karen, mired in grief after the death of her partner, finds herself irresistibly drawn to a mystery that has its roots in a terrorist bombing two decades ago. Karen’s intuition is telling her something doesn’t add up. But is she on to something? Or has she, as her boss has been waiting for, gone too far this time?

An enthralling, twisty read that takes Karen into the vagaries of privacy law, the history of the Northern Irish Troubles, and right into the heart of power in London, OUT OF BOUNDS reaffirms Val McDermid’s place as one of our finest crime writers.

Audiobook available, narrated by Kathleen McCarron

Out of Bounds: A Karen Pirie Novel
by Val McDermid

  • Publication Date: December 19, 2017
  • Genres: Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Grove Press
  • ISBN-10: 0802127266
  • ISBN-13: 9780802127266