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Gómez-Jurado, Juan, author.
Red queen / Juan Gómez-Jurado ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor.
First Minotaur Books trade paperback edition.
Minotaur Books,
Copyright Date:
388 pages ; 21 cm
Women detectives--Fiction.
Secret societies--Fiction.
Bilbao (Spain)--Fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Other Authors:
Caistor, Nick, translator.
Other Titles:
Reina roja. English
"Copyright © 2018 by Juan Gómez-Jurado. English translation © 2023 by Nick Caistor." -- Verso. Includes a sneak peek at Juan Gómez-Jurado's new novel Black Wolf available Winter 2024. "Originally published in Spain as Reina Roja by Ediciones B"--Title page verso.
"Introducing Antonia Scott--the most compelling and original detective since Lisbeth Salander--in Juan Gómez-Jurado's Red Queen, the #1 international award-winning bestseller & thriller that has taken the world by storm. Antonia Scott--the daughter of a British diplomat and a Spanish mother--has a gifted forensic mind, whose ability to reconstruct crimes and solve baffling murders is legendary. But after a personal trauma, she's refused to continue her work or even leave her apartment. Jon Gutierrez, a police officer in Bilbao--disgraced, suspended, and about to face criminal charges--is offered a chance to salvage his career by a secretive organization that works in the shadows to direct criminal investigations of a highly sensitive nature. All he has to do is succeed where many others have failed: Convince a recalcitrant Antonia to come out of her self-imposed retirement, protecting her and helping her investigate a new, terrifying case. The case is a macabre, ritualistic murder--a teen-aged boy from a wealthy family whose body was found without a drop of blood left in it. But the murder is just the start. A high-ranking executive and daughter of one of the richest men in Spain is kidnapped, a crime which is tied to the previous murder. Behind them both is a hidden mastermind with even more sinister plans. And the only person with a chance to see the connections, solve the crimes and successfully match wits with the killer before tragedy strikes again... is Antonia Scott"-- Provided by publisher.
The Antonia Scott trilogy ; [1]
CBPF522 -- Coralville Public Library (Coralville)

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