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Beneath the Bleeding (Wire in Blood 5)

Beneath the Bleeding   (Wire in Blood 5)

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2000s: A sporty setting for Tony and Carol this time..but this is no level playing field

  • ISBN: 978-0007344697
  • Genre: Crime, Suspense

What you need to know before your trail

The residents of Bradfield are devastated when their star midfielder dies, the victim of a bizarre, seemingly motiveless murder.

In a hospital, recovering from injuries, criminal profiler and psychologist Dr. Tony Hill struggles to make sense of the fragments of information he can gather in order to help his ally, Detective Chief Inspector Carol Jordan, bring a killer to justice. Then an explosion rips through a soccer stadium, leaving dozens dead and many more injured, and Jordan finds herself pushed to the margins of the investigation by the intelligence services

Travel Guide


Bradfield is a fictional town in West Yorkshire. Despite there being a suburb of Sheffield called Bradfield, this is not it since it’s a small and rural suburb.

However for a real journey in Bradfield, it would actually make more sense to head north past Sheffield and Bradford of course as these two cities gave Bradfield its name after all.

The TV series was actually filmed in the North East of England in Newcastle and the surrounding areas – Gateshead and Durham to name but two. This was as the star of the show – Robson Green himself – wanted to keep the filming and work in the North East.


For football fans who are also booktrailers and vice versa,a  visit to the two grounds in both Sheffield and Bradford would make for a sporty pilgrimage with a difference!

Booktrail Boarding Pass Information:  Beneath the Bleeding (Wire in Blood 5)

Author/Guide: Val McDermid  Destination: Yorkshire, Bradfield (fictional)  Departure Time: 2000s

Twitter: @valmcdermid  Facebook:valmcdermid  Web: valmcdermid.com

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