Sep 29, 2020
Hen's Teeth
Posted by Manda Scott

At midnight in Glasgow, Dr Kellen Stewart learns that her ex lover Bridget who was only forty one died of cardiac arrest With the help of her pathologist friend, Kellen follows the evidence to Bridget s farm, where she encounters a strange menagerie of priceless hens, lethal eggs, vanishing corpses, and bio medical marvels to die for.

  • Title: Hen's Teeth
  • Author: Manda Scott
  • ISBN: 9780553579673
  • Page: 475
  • Format: Paperback
  • As rare as hen s teeth Not any , say scientists Feb , Far from being rarer than students who turn up at am lectures or lecturers who like giving them, a hen with teeth does occur naturally, scientists based at the universities of Manchester and Hen s Teeth Art Embroidered buzzing bees and flowers, hand drawn animals and characters make up the world of Hen s Teeth Art Telling tiny tales in textiles Hello and welcome Viv here I have been a designer maker for many years, under the name of Hens Teeth Art , making textile and mixed media original artworks and wearable pieces. Urban Dictionary Hen s Teeth Hen s teeth means that something is difficult to acquire or come by This alludes to the fact that Hen s do not grow teeth, that if they did, they would be rare and somewhat sought after Generally used as a comparison against something Hens Teeth Hens teeth Etsy Did you scroll all this way to get facts about hens teeth Well you re in luck, because here they come There are hens teeth for sale on Etsy, and they cost . on average The most common hens teeth material is metal The most popular color You guessed it white. Hens Teeth Not So Rare After All ScienceDaily Feb , Scientists have discovered that rarest of things a chicken with teeth crocodile teeth to be precise Contrary to the well known phrase, As rare as hens teeth, the researchers say they have

    Hen s Teeth At midnight in Glasgow Dr Kellen Stewart learns that her ex lover Bridget who was only forty one died of cardiac arrest With the help of her pathologist friend Kellen follows the evidence to Bridget

    Elaine Burnes

    OK that s like the worst blurb in the world I really like Kellen s first person voice, although the habit she has of responding to dialogue with a thought before a new line for the actual response is confusing I often had to go back and say, no she didn t really say that This is first of a series, and good enough to get the rest This is set in Scotland, the main character is a psychiatrist, who doesn t seem to need to see patients Her ex lover is killed Unfortunately we never get the backstory o [...]


    W. Tinkanesh

    Do not judge a book by its cover I remember being in my early teens and seeing a book in a shop window I loved the title, it sounded full of promises I bought a copy, and I disliked it When I saw Hen s Teeth , I didn t like the title A friend said, I was told it is funny Do you want to check it out So, I read Hen s Teeth , and I loved it I loved the humour, I loved the main characters, I loved the plot, and while I was not really interested in the Bantams, I loved the dogs Hen s Teeth was a book [...]


    Pogue

    Not a bad book I liked that the mystery came first in the story and the fact that most of the lead characters were LGTB came in second I am going to have to see if there are Manda Scott mysteries out there I do wish that LGTB books were written like this one, where the story is centeral and the characters sexuality is there but not in your face there I do have to say that this is the first book on the Orange Prize list that I have liked.


    R.V.

    Wow This story took me by surprise The backcover blurb does not hint at the female relationships that form the backdrop for the story What a delight to have such strong and numerous female characters in a nail biting, dark mystery The writing is excellent and the plot unique I don t want to give any spoilers so I will end this review by saying READ this book


    Katherine Clark

    It s interesting, but it is definitely a first book She is explaining too much about some things and not giving enough info about others I m beginning to get irritated I feel too much in the dark But, many other people on loved it, so I ll keep reading.


    Tammy

    Crime Mystery Not my usual pick for a book but had it on my shelf Kept my interest and was unique, I wanted to keep reading till the end which wasn t disappointing.


    Shannon Luchies

    Very good, very atmospheric murder mystery Heroine s ex lover ends up dead, she goes to find out why Interesting cast, clever mystery, good twists.


    Nicole

    OK Not taken with lesbotic type books


    TJ

    Very fast read Good book Interesting and engaging


    Kim

    Good mystery novel with strong lesbian lead.


    Stevie Carroll

    This is very much a first novel, but it has some compelling characters, and I m keen to find out what happens to them next after a gripping series of adventures for them in this book.


    Lyn0104hotmail.com

    Drugs rule the world through chickens.


    Lainy

    Time taken to read 3 days Pages 480Publisher ReviewBlurb From A debut crime thriller in which a woman appeals for help after finding her lover dead, and along with her pathologist friend and a genetic scientist with an unusual interest in chickens, becomes tied in a web of intrigue, death and deceit.My Review This is the first in a series Therapist Kellen Stewart gets a call in the middle of the night, the body of her ex lover Bridget has been found The police believe it to be a heart attack, th [...]


    Deborah Pickstone

    Manda Scott s debut novel There is resemblance here, in the writing, to her most recent novel Into the Fire than was to be found in either the Boudica or Rome series It was interesting to see where her writing began as there was sufficient gaucherie in this novel that, at one point, I almost put it away but I persisted and was also interested to be able to observe how she wrote writes dispassionately, in a way, than I had done with any of her other books She had, at that beginning point, a nat [...]


    Sharlie

    This exceptional murder mystery was recommended to me by a favorite author of mine and it did not disappoint The characters are exceptionally developed, even if after their death and the deaths are a mind boggling puzzle Manda Scott is a skillful author and her lush descriptions of the farm and the surrounding countryside and cityscapes of Glasgow made me feel right at home It s been a long time since I ve read a mystery novel this masterful.


    Baxter Trautman

    Glasgow psychiatrist uses her medical background to investigate suspicious death of a former lover Much of the action is set on a farm, foreshadowing the adroit nature scenes of Scott s Dreaming series Good debut novel, though Scott s tendency to jump from present to past tense was jarring Find myself missing her characters and waiting for Nightmares to arrive in my postbox.


    Daniela Kraml

    reminded me a lot of mcdermids lindsey gordon books the book is certainly dated 80is i d say , but so are christie or sayers i liked the people a lot looking forward to read the other two in the series.


    Sandra

    Unputdownable as I suspected it would be, and writing of a quality that drives would be writers to despair I d better leave reading the other two until after Chrstmas, lest I snarl at interruptions.


    Megan

    See my full review of this novel in the Lesbian Mystery Reading Group.


    Georgene

    An interesting story with interesting characters Well worth reading.


    Carly

    The characters were sort of developed The mystery was pretty good Overall, an engaging read but nothing blew me away.


    James M

    A woman s lover dies as she finds solace with a chicken friendly scientist.


    Rebecca McNutt

    The way that this book combines genetic science, the crime fiction genre and humor together was really original, and it was fun to read.


    EffinghamPL

    I registered a book at BookCrossing BookCrossing journal 13969629



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