The latest book in the Sunday Times bestselling phenomenon that is the Inspector McLean series, from one of Scotland’s most celebrated crime writers. The charred remains of an elderly woman are discovered in a burned out gamekeepers cottage, hidden away in woodland to the west of Edinburgh.
What is at first assumed to be a tragic accident begins to take on a more sinister aspect as Detective Inspector Tony McLean digs deeper.
There is far more to the victim than her humble surroundings suggest . . .
Praise for James Oswald:
‘The new Ian Rankin‘Daily Record ‘Creepy, gritty and gruesome‘ Sunday Mirror
‘Crime fiction’s next big thing‘ Sunday Telegraph
Crime fiction's next big thing
Oswald's writing is in a class above most
Creepy, gritty and gruesome
The new Ian Rankin
Oswald is among the leaders in the new batch of excellent Scottish crime writers