NTN: Riven

Written by AJ McCreanor — Riven is the assured debut of Glaswegian writer AJ McCreanor and the promising beginning of a new procedural series set…

Interview: Douglas Lindsay

The Scottish author Douglas Lindsay is already internationally known for his Barney Thomson series, in which a dour Glasgow barber finds himself at the centre…

Blood Whispers

Written by John Gordon Sinclair — Following his blistering crime debut Seventy Times Seven, actor John Gordon Sinclair returns to the crime fiction scene with…

Black Mail

Written by Bill Daly — The first in a new series, Black Mail is a debut crime novel from Bill Daly and it’s set in…

Interview: Helen FitzGerald

Helen Fitzgerald’s latest novel, The Cry, looks set to be one of 2013’s most talked about psychological thrillers. It’s he story of a young couple…

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The Cry

Written by Helen FitzGerald — Helen FitzGerald is one of those authors you just can’t pigeonhole. She roves across the genres, producing works of dark comedy…

Witness the Dead

Written by Craig Robertson — Craig Robertson‘s first novel, Random, was shortlisted for the CWA New Blood Dagger and hit the Sunday Times bestseller list in…

The Red Road

Written by Denise Mina — Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award winner – for The End of the Wasp Season – Denise Mina…

Interview: Denise Mina

Glasgow-born author Denise Mina saw a lot of the world in her early life because her father’s job as an engineer saw the family move…

The Swedish Girl

Written by Alex Gray — The bestseller lists are peppered with crime books set in Scotland or Scandinavia, so it was only a matter of…

Interview: Alex Gray

Scottish author Alex Gray has been writing professionally since 1992, and her DCI Lorimer books are said to bring Glasgow to life in the same…

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NTN: Malcolm Mackay interviewed

January will see the release of an interesting sounding first novel by the promising Scottish author Malcolm Mackay. While many writers dream of escaping to…

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Gods and Beasts

Written by Denise Mina — Last month, Denise Mina picked up the Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award at the Crime Writing Festival…