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Poacher's Moon

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Stirling in the sweltering summer of 1967. The 'Summer of Love' has brought hippies and a new found freedom, but Bridie O'Day's only concern is getting through her first week as a probationer at Barton Road Police Station. Realizing her ambition to join CID isn't going to be easy - the Police force is a hierarchy of misogynist sergeants and predatory plainclothes officers. Promotion for women is unheard of. On a routine visit to the Raploch, Stirling's most notorious housing scheme, Bridie stumbles upon the body of herbalist Helen Swankie. Helen has been murdered and if she can solve the crime before the malodorous and obnoxious Detective Sergeant Gus Wylie it can only help her chances to get out of uniform, can't it?With the help of genealogist Charlie Fleck and her foul mouthed parrot 'The Bosun', Bridie begins her own investigation, but when a second body turns up, it seems the motive for the killings is anything but simple. Brodie and Charlie embark on a trip deep into the past to unearth a secret buried in medieval times. The murders themselves are linked to one of the darkest tragedies of the previous decade.

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Stirling in the sweltering summer of 1967. The 'Summer of Love' has brought hippies and a new found freedom, but Bridie O'Day's only concern is getting through her first week as a probationer at Barton Road Police Station. Realizing her ambition to join CID isn't going to be easy - the Police force is a hierarchy of misogynist sergeants and predatory plainclothes officers. Promotion for women is unheard of. On a routine visit to the Raploch, Stirling's most notorious housing scheme, Bridie stumbles upon the body of herbalist Helen Swankie. Helen has been murdered and if she can solve the crime before the malodorous and obnoxious Detective Sergeant Gus Wylie it can only help her chances to get out of uniform, can't it?With the help of genealogist Charlie Fleck and her foul mouthed parrot 'The Bosun', Bridie begins her own investigation, but when a second body turns up, it seems the motive for the killings is anything but simple. Brodie and Charlie embark on a trip deep into the past to unearth a secret buried in medieval times. The murders themselves are linked to one of the darkest tragedies of the previous decade.

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Paperback

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