Borrow
Buy

Blood Sisters

by Alessandro Perissinotto

Menace drifts over this story, like the fog shrouding the industrial Po valley where a murder occurred and the prostitutes who may hold the key to its solution. Anna, a psychologist not a police professional or cozy amateur sleuth, uses her mind to penetrate the gloom. Reluctant to probe too far when asked to establish the character of the victim, she is forced into an horrific investigation with an unexpected conclusion.




Extract

I stop. I can still hear that muted noise in my head, but worst of all I can still feel the tactile impression of the moment when the shovel touched the body. Now I know exactly how a shovel sinking into a dead body sounds and feels and that sensation enters my memory, joining my list of gruesome recollections, like using scissors to cut up a lung for the cat or placing my tongue on one of those porous cardboard discs that pastry cooks put under cakes.
Translated by Howard Curtis

Parallels

The Coroner by M R Hall
The Salati Case by Tobias Jones
 

Read Extract

Books with similar rating

Borrow

1. Select UK region:

Not in the UK?

Scotland Norther Ireland North East of England North West of England Yorkshire and the Humber Wales West Midlands East Midlands East of England London South West of England South East of England

Sign in

 
Email:
 
Password:

Whichbook Sign Up

Enter your email address to get started:

First name:
Last name:
Password:
Confirm password:

Alerts

Email alerts are only available for registered users.