All That Lives - The Inspector McLean Series (Paperback)
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All That Lives - The Inspector McLean Series (Paperback)

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Paperback 448 Pages
Published: 04/08/2022
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Two victims. Nothing connects them, except that someone buried them in the exact same way.
Seven hundred years apart.

'Oh my goodness, what a rollercoaster of a ride.' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ READER REVIEW

'Every page draws you in.' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ READER REVIEW

'Do yourself a favour and read James Oswald's series. I can almost guarantee you won't stop at one.' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ READER REVIEW

An archaeological dig at the old South Leith parish kirkyard has turned up a mysterious body dating from around seven hundred years ago. Some suspect that this gruesome discovery is a sacrifice, placed there for a specific purpose.

Then a second body is unearthed. This victim went missing only thirty years ago - but the similarities between her death and the ancient woman's suggest something even more disturbing.

Drawn into the investigation, Inspector McLean finds himself torn between a worrying trend of violent drug-related deaths and uncovering what truly connects these bodies. When a third body is discovered, and too close for comfort, he begins to suspect dark purpose at play - and that whoever put them there is far from finished.

Praise for James Oswald:

'The new Ian Rankin' Daily Record

'Creepy, gritty and gruesome' Sunday Mirror

'Crime fiction's next big thing' Sunday Telegraph

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472276254
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 34 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Crime fiction's next big thing - Sunday Telegraph

Oswald's writing is in a class above most - Daily Express

Creepy, gritty and gruesome - Sunday Mirror

The new Ian Rankin - Daily Record

Hugely enjoyable - Mirror

Oswald is among the leaders in the new batch of excellent Scottish crime writers - Daily Mail

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“95% brilliant - for me!”

Ancient bones are uncovered in several places around Edinburgh over a few days, then a couple of young people are found dead in strange circumstances. The young are dead because of a new and powerful drug on the... More

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“A Cracking Read”

This is my first in James Oswald's Inspector McLean series though I've read an instalment in his marvellous Detective Constable Constance Fairchild series. In All That Lives, Edinburgh based DI Tony McLean... More

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“McLean At His Best.”

Inspector McLean and his team are investigating the discovery of a mysterious 700 year old body found during an archeological dig and a second body found to have gone missing thirty years ago, with disturbing... More

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