The bloody knife was inches from her nose.
He watched her expectantly but Rose didn't move.
-- The Red Road by Denise Mina. This is the fourth book in Mina's Alex Morrow series, set in Glasgow, and the books keep getting better and better. It's one of my favorite series and I look forward to reading Mina's other mysteries. She has two other trilogies and some stand-alones.
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