Freelance journalist Lindsay Gordon is strapped for cash – otherwise she would never have agreed to cover a fundraising gala at Derbyshire House Girls’ School. But when the star attraction is found garrotted with her own cello string, Lindsay finds herself investigating a vicious murder. Who had the key to the locked room in which(…)
Val McDermid grew up in a Scottish mining community then read English at Oxford. She was a journalist for sixteen years, spending the last three as Northern Bureau Chief of a national Sunday tabloid. She is now a full-time writer and lives in South Manchester.