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In the Cold Dark Ground

Written by Stuart MacBride — Logan McRae is one of the more endearing Scottish coppers who has risen to fictional fame over the last two decades. Formerly a detective sergeant, he is now in uniform again and has been banished to the bleak north coast…
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A gazetteer of British crime: Scotland

A sense of place is one of those vital ingredients which can be crucial in a crime fiction novel. Maigret’s rainy Paris suburbs, Marlowe’s neon-lit LA, Harry Hole’s snowy Oslo streets – the locations are inseparable from the characters. Here in Britain we have our own…
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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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Interview: Stuart MacBride

With bestseller after bestseller to his name, Stuart MacBride has emerged as one of the leading names in crime fiction. In 2008, the Scot was named the Breakthrough Author of the Year in the ITV3 Crime Thriller Awards, one year after taking the CWA’s prestigious…
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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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