cover image Head Shot

Head Shot

Quintin Jardine / Author Headline Book Publishing $29.99 (320p

Edinburgh cop Bob Skinner undergoes the worst ordeal of his career-identifying the bodies of his wife's parents, strangled to death in their upstate New York cabin-in Head Shot, an uncompromisingly tough police procedural by Quentin Jardine, author of On Honeymoon with Death (Forecasts, Apr. 15) and other titles in this Scottish writer's Oz Blackstone mystery series.