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Atlantic Monthly



Past Lying

Val McDermid’s Past Lying is another finely plotted Karen Pirie page turner that will leave readers wanting more.

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Review of ‘Past Lying’

If you aren’t familiar with Scottish mystery writer Val McDermid, you’re in for a decided treat. Both longtime fans and newcomers alike will be able to jump right into the building suspense of Past Lying, McDermid’s seventh book starring Detective Chief Inspector Karen Pirie.

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