Exit Wounds

Edited by Paul B Kane and Marie O’Regan — When the cover of a new book of short stories is emblazoned with the names of…

Broken Ground

Written by Val McDermid — There’s a reason readers around the world look forward to a new book by the ‘queen of crime’ and Val…

A body in the Highlands

On the Radar — Crime fiction is great. It can take you to just about any setting. So if you want to relish the Scottish…

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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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Insidious Intent

Written by Val McDermid — In a crowded genre where the word ‘girl’ has become so overused in book titles, it’s a breath of fresh…

Appetite for destruction

On the Radar — It looks like 24 August is going to be a big date on the crime fiction calendar with releases from veteran…

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