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Someone Else's Skin

(2014)
(The first book in the Detective Inspector Marnie Rome series)
A novel by

 
Awards
Macavity Awards Best First Book (nominee)
Winner of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award and Nominated for a Macavity Award for Best First Mystery Novel

No two victims are alike.

DI Marnie Rome knows this better than most. Five years ago, her family home was the scene of a shocking and bloody crime that left her parents dead and her foster brother in prison. Marnie doesn't talk much about her personal life, preferring to focus on work. Not even her partner, DS Noah Jake, knows much about Marnie's past. Though as one of the few gay officers on the force and half Jamaican to boot, Noah's not one to overshare about his private life either. Now Marnie and Noah are tackling a case of domestic violence, and a different brand of victim.

Hope Proctor stabbed her husband in desperate self-defense. A crowd of witnesses in the domestic violence shelter where she's staying saw it happen, but none of them are telling quite the same story, and the simple question remains: how did Leo Proctor get in to the secure shelter? Marnie and Noah shouldn't even have been there when it happened but they were interviewing another resident, Ayana Mirza. They're trying to get Ayana to testify against her brothers for pouring bleach on her face for bringing dishonor the family, and blinding her in one eye. But Ayana knows that her brothers are looking for her, and she has no doubt that they'll kill her this time.

As the violence spirals, engulfing the residents of the women's shelter, Marnie finds herself drawn into familiar territory: A place where the past casts long shadows and she must tread carefully to survive.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Paperback Editions

August 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Someone Else's Skin (D.I. Marnie Rome 1): Winner of the Crime Novel of the Year
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
ISBN: 1-4722-0769-6 / 978-1-4722-0769-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Someone Else's Skin (Detective Inspector Marnie Rome)
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
ISBN: 0-14-312618-0 / 978-0-14-312618-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Someone Else's Skin (D.I. Marnie Rome 1): Winner of the Crime Novel of the Year
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
ISBN: 1-4722-0768-8 / 978-1-4722-0768-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2014 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Someone Else's Skin
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
ISBN: 1-4450-4305-X / 978-1-4450-4305-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2014 : UK Audio CD
Title: Someone Else's Skin
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
ISBN: 1-4450-4306-8 / 978-1-4450-4306-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2014 : UK Audio CD
Title: Someone Else's Skin
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
ISBN: 1-4450-4307-6 / 978-1-4450-4307-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Someone Else's Skin (Detective Inspector Marnie Rome)
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
ISBN: 1-4945-0285-2 / 978-1-4945-0285-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Someone Else's Skin: Introducing Detective Inspector Marnie Rome
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
ISBN: 1-4945-3285-9 / 978-1-4945-3285-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

June 2014 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Someone Else's Skin: Introducing Detective Inspector Marnie Rome
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
ISBN: 1-4945-5285-X / 978-1-4945-5285-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Someone Else's Skin: Detective Inspector Marnie Rome, Book 1
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   

February 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Someone Else's Skin
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
Publisher: Headline Digital
Availability: Amazon   

February 2014 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Someone Else's Skin: D.I. Marnie Rome 1: Winner of the Crime Novel of the Year
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
Publisher: Headline Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

June 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Someone Else's Skin: Introducing Detective Inspector Marnie Rome
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

February 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Someone Else's Skin (DI Marnie Rome 1)
Author(s): Sarah Hilary
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon UK   


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