He said: "Dead Girl Walking
is about the sudden disappearance of a singer.--songwriter named Heike Gunn, who goes missing from Berlin on the last night of her band's European tour, just when it appears worldwide success is beckoning.
Dead Girl Walking is set in Berlin as well as Barcelona, Milan and the Scottish islands.
Berlin inspired me to set a lot of Dead Girl Walking there.
Rating DEAD GIRL WALKING
by Christopher Brookmyre (Little, Brown, PS18.99,ebook PS9.49) THIS long-awaited return of Jack Parlabane sees the journalist down-on-his-luck and desperate for work when the sister of an old friend asks him to find Heike Gunn, the talented but diva-like genius behind Savage Earth Heart, who has gone missing in Berlin.
If Scottish crime floats your boat, pack Caro Ramsay's The Tears of Angels, Devil's Knock by Douglas Skelton, The Third Sin by Aline Templeton and the new paperback release of Chris Brookmyre's Dead Girl Walking
Chris Brookmyre is marking the launch of his latest novel, Dead Girl Walking
, with an appearance in Glasgow on Thursday.
Wendy Jones will discuss Killer's Countdown at The Steps Theatre, Wellgate, Dundee, Monday at 6.30pm while Chris Brookmyre takes his latest chillfest, Dead Girl Walking
, to Behind The Wall, Melville Street, Falkirk, on Thursday at 7pm.
Chris Brookmyre will be signing copies of Dead Girl Walking
Chris Brookmyre, author of Dead Girl Walking
(out January 22) The read I'm looking forward to most is Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan.