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Begging to Die

Graham Masterton

Publisher: Head of Zeus

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AN ABANDONED CHILD A young girl has been found in a deserted cemetery. She speaks a foreign language, and she cries for her mother. But nobody claims her. Nobody knows who she is. 
 
A MURDERED BEGGAR On the streets of Cork, homeless men and women are being murdered. It's up to DS Katie Maguire to find out. 
 
A CRUSADER AGAINST CRUELTY Katie's fiancé is embroiled in a dangerous battle: against illegal dog fighting, a black market run by Ireland's most fearsome gangs. 
 
When the investigations collide, who will Katie save first? She knows that for those left behind, there's only one choice: 
 
START BEGGING TO DIE.

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