Reading progress update: I've read 46 out of 373 pages.

All the Hidden Truths: one shocking crime: three women need answers: Winner of the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Debut of the Year! - Claire Askew

"PC Park." Birch had to shout over the fire alarm and the general student cacophony. The girl looked up, her face a mask of terror. 

The "girl"? This is meant to be a description of a police constable from the point of view of a Detective Inspector who just minutes before complained about the condescending tone of a dispatch operator?


I'm really not impressed so far.