"Atkinson's bright voice rings on every page, and her sly and wry
observations move the plot as swiftly as suspense turns the pages
of a thriller."-San Francisco Chronicle
Two years after the events of "Case Histories" left him a retired
millionaire, Jackson Brodie has followed Julia, his occasional
girlfriend and former client, to Edinburgh for its famous summer
arts festival. But when he witnesses a man being brutally attacked
in a traffic jam - the apparent victim of an extreme case of road
rage - a chain of events is set in motion that will pull the wife
of an unscrupulous real estate tycoon, a timid but successful crime
novelist, and a hardheaded female police detective into Jackson's
orbit. Suddenly out of retirement, Jackson is once again in the
midst of several mysteries that intersect in one giant and sinister
"Compelling and always entertaining." -"USA"" Today"
""One Good Turn" crackles with energy and imagination." -"Chicago""
"""Atkinson's tart prose sparkles." -"Entertainment Weekly"
"Entertaining both as a murder mystery and as a sprawling
multi-character study in the best post-Nashville tradition." -"The
"A remarkable feat of storytelling bravado." -"Washington"" Post"
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