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Last Seen in Aberdeen

Last Seen in Aberdeen

A Sergent Mornay Mystery

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In her acclaimed mystery debut, M.G. Kincaid introduced the complex Scottish detective Seth Mornay. Now Mornay must solve a murder while caught between the spotlight of unwanted fame and the shadowy past he'd hoped to leave behind. After the events of The Last Victim in Glen Ross, the image-conscious authorities have branded CID Sergeant Mornay a hero -- a label he would rather shun. But when Mornay is assigned the high-profile case of a young boy's disappearance, his best efforts fail: the murdered boy's body is found not far from his home. While wading through a list of evasive suspects, Mornay's own life threatens to come undone when his long-estranged father becomes a prime suspect in a heroin smuggling case -- a situation made worse by the unwelcome return of a bitter adversary to the Grampian Police department. Now, with both his career and his father's life on the block, Mornay must overcome all obstacles -- both professional and personal -- in the hunt for a child killer....
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  • Pocket Books | 
  • 304 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416512011 | 
  • December 2004
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Chapter One

Criminal Investigation Division Sergeant Seth Mornay jogged across the narrow road, leaning forward to keep icy November rain from blinding him.

His partner, Constable Claire Gillespie, had already arrived at the scene of the head-on collision just outside of Cordiff, a small village near enough the coast to lure in tourists, but not so close that it was overrun in the summers.

A Nissan four-by-four was upside down in the stream that ran parallel to the road. The Nissan had been pulling a battered, windowless horse box, which was also upside down. The other half of the head-on collision was a silvery blue Fiat... see more

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