The Photographer

Written by Craig Robertson — Some book titles are a little off-putting, some are even a trifle dull, while others may seem a bit cryptic.…

No Dominion

Written by Louise Welsh — If you haven’t read the first two volumes of Louise Welsh’s The Plague Times Trilogy I urge you to do so.…

Tag – You’re Dead

Written by Douglas Skelton — Former journalist, ex-drug addict, current private eye and perennial trouble-magnet Dominic Queste was first introduced to readers last year in The…

The Red Road

Written by Denise Mina, narrated by Cathleen McCarron — Denise Mina has earned her place among Scotland’s most distinguished authors. This award-winning novel about the long,…

The Long Drop

Denise Mina rolls up her sleeves and flexes her literary muscles in this atmospheric crime tale set in 1950s Glasgow. Based, somewhat loosely, on real…

Ed’s Dead

Written by Russel D McLean — Jen Carter, the young Glaswegian bookstore clerk who narrates this book, makes one tiny mistake at the novel’s outset.…

The Long Drop

Written by Denise Mina — In The Long Drop, Denise Mina takes a break from the fine Alex Morrow series to serve up a novel loosely based on…

Murderabilia

A tale that begins with a neat pile of clothes at the side of a busy Glasgow railway track doesn’t sound all that promising, does…

Murderabilia

Written by Craig Robertson — Many of us had a hobby when we were children. Stamp collecting perhaps? Stock-piling beer mats? These days they go…

In Place of Death

Written by Craig Robertson — Reading crime fiction is an education. Imaginative modes of death notwithstanding, you get the lowdown on some pretty unusual subjects.…

Viral

Written by Helen FitzGerald — Versatile authors who write standalones often aren’t as highly revered in the crime fiction genre as series writers. This might be…

NTN: Penance

Written by Theresa Talbot — The Magdalene Laundries and the abuses they concealed left deep psychological and physical scars on their victims not just in Ireland but…