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Runaway

Written by Claire MacLeary — Maggie and Wilma are the Thelma and Louise of Aberdeen. On the surface, they’re two very different women, but fate threw them together by way of a series of circumstances which featured in the previous books of this series. The…
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The Deepest Grave

If you haven’t yet met Harry Bingham’s DS Fiona Griffiths you are missing out on getting to know one of crime fiction’s most compelling detectives. She’s abrasive, rude, outspoken but absolutely better for knowing. In this sixth book in the Griffiths series, the Welsh DS…
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Cross Purpose

Written by Claire MacLeary — You may think you know all there is to know about Tartan noir, but there is still tremendous appetite for crime fiction set in Scotland. So what can a debut novelist bring to the table that’s new and different from…
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22 Dead Little Bodies

This novella features the Odd Couple of Scottish crime fiction, the eminently likeable Aberdeen cop Logan McRae and his foul-mouthed, chain-smoking lesbian boss, DCI Roberta Steele. You can catch up with them at length in Close To The Bone, but here we have a very…
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22 Dead Little Bodies

Written by Stuart MacBride — Stuart MacBride’s Aberdeen detective Logan McRae isn’t a stranger here on the pages of Crime Fiction Lover. We’ve previously reviewed Shatter the Bones and Close to the Bone. Normally, however, he appears in books that are 400, 500 or 600…
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Close to the Bone

Written by Stuart Macbride — Aberdeen, and the granite walls of the city frown down upon a wave of violent and macabre crimes. A body is found on waste ground, hideously disfigured by having a burning tyre hung round its neck. A succession of Asian men…
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Shatter the Bones

Stuart MacBride’s story here centres on the kidnapping of Alison Gregory and her six-year-old daughter Jenny. They are singing sensations from the reality TV show Britain’s Next Big Star. Logan McRae investigates but runs into problems when no evidence of any kind is available, other…
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Shatter The Bones

Written by Stuart MacBride – With the seventh book in the Logan McRae series, Stuart MacBride delivers another unrelenting, incredibly bleak read, whilst also being spell-bindingly brilliant! The story centres on the kidnapping of singing sensations from the reality TV show Britain’s Next Big Star,…
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