Born in Dumbarton, Scottish crime author Stuart MacBride worked variously as a graphic designer, professional actor, undertaker and a project manager for a huge IT conglomerate before turning to writing professionally. His first novel, Cold Granite, introduced a bestselling crime series featuring Aberdonian detective Logan McRae. He is also the author of the Ash Henderson novels as well as short stories and the standalone novels Sawbones and Halfhead.
There's a darkness in the heart of Scotland...
The stunning new Logan McRae thriller from No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller Stuart MacBride.
Scream all you want, no one can hear...
Inspector Logan McRae is looking forward to a nice simple case - something to ease him back into work after a year off on the sick. But the powers-that-be have other ideas...
The high-profile anti-independence campaigner, Professor Wilson, has gone missing, leaving nothing but bloodstains behind. There's a war brewing between the factions for and against Scottish Nationalism. Infighting in the police ranks. And it's all playing out in the merciless glare of the media. Logan's superiors want results, and they want them now.
Someone out there is trying to make a point, and they're making it in blood. If Logan can't stop them, it won't just be his career that dies.
The Logan McRae Series in Order
Set in ‘the Granite City’ of Abderdeen, the series follows in the footsteps of detective Logan McRae as he encounters horrific crimes, murders, serial killers whilst consuming a lot of beer and chips on the way. *The following shows the books in reading order however the author’s website notes: ‘I wanted Cold Granite to read as if it was from the middle of a series (lots of events from the past that are never explained) so you should be able to dip in and out in any order you fancy.’
The Ash Henderson Series in Order
Set in the fictional town of Oldcastle, the series tracks Constable Ash Henderson, a man with a dark secret as he encounters all manner of criminal minds whilst trying to stay one step ahead of his own past.