NTN: Toxic

Written by Jackie McLean — Scottish author Jackie McLean has certainly jumped in at the deep end for her debut novel. Toxic is inspired by the Bhopal disaster,…

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…

The Visitors

This debut novel is anything but run of the mill. Set on the fictional Scottish isle of Bancree, The Visitors is a heady mix of…

The Skeleton Road

Written by Val McDermid — If Agatha Christie is the queen of crime writing, then Val McDermid is surely her lady in waiting. She’s written…

The Meating Room

Written by TF Muir — St Andrews is headquarters of the Royal and Ancient and the home of golf. Obviously, it is a sedate, peaceful…

Falling Fast

Written by Neil Broadfoot — This debut novel was recently shortlisted for the Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year alongside the likes of Peter…

The Visitors

Written by Simon Sylvester — Prepare to be haunted, entranced and intrigued by a debut novel that is anything but run of the mill. Set…

The Last Refuge

When Scotsman John Callum arrives in the Faroe Islands, he discovers a place that’s as forlorn and remote as he is. Callum is running from…

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…

The Last Refuge

Written by Craig Robertson — There’s a telling scene early in Craig Robertson’s latest mystery where the main character, John Callum, is attacked by two…

The Dead Beat

Written by Doug Johnstone — With a story that features suicide, clinical depression and the struggling newspaper industry in Edinburgh, The Dead Beat might sound…

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…