Murder on Christmas Eve

Edited by Cecily Gayford — Following Murder Under the Christmas Tree last year, this is the second collection of mysteries for the festive season produced…

Big and Bloody Scotland

Torches as mighty as claymores fired up the biggest Bloody Scotland crime writing festival to date, with an opening procession from the crag of Stirling…

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CIS: The classics of Tartan noir

Scottish crime fiction has a long and lustrous history. Whether set in Scotland or written by Scots there is a wealth of classics from which…

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A Stab in the Dark returns

Award-winning crime writer Mark Billingham has returned to the world of podcasts this week, hosting a new series investigating the worlds of crime fiction and TV…

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RebusFest is coming to Edinburgh

It all started on 19 March 1987. That’s the date Knots and Crosses, the very first Rebus novel, was released. To celebrate 30 years of…

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Rather Be the Devil

Thirty years a crime author, 21 Rebus novels, and Ian Rankin is still going strong. Having retired and later returned to the force to help…

Rather Be the Devil

Written by Ian Rankin — John Rebus might have retired from the police in 2007, but he just couldn’t stay away from the action. Since his…