The Gathering Dark

New in the series, Inspector McLean 8
Author: James Oswald
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405925329
Category: Fiction
Page: 464
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The gripping new crime thriller in the highly acclaimed Inspector McLean series A truck driver loses control in central Edinburgh, ploughing into a crowded bus stop and spilling his vehicle's toxic load. The consequences are devastating. DI Tony McLean witnesses the carnage. Taking control of the investigation, he soon realises there is much that is deeply amiss - and everyone involved seems to have something to hide. But as McLean struggles to uncover who caused the tragedy, a greater crisis develops: the new Chief Superintendent's son is missing, last seen in the area of the crash... Brilliantly plotted and utterly compelling, this is the gripping new novel in the bestselling Inspector McLean series. PRAISE FOR THE INSPECTOR McLEAN SERIES '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

Natural Causes


Author: James Oswald
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544317874
Category: Fiction
Page: 458
View: 1870
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A young girl's mutilated body is discovered in a room that has lain sealed for the last sixty years. Her remains are carefully arranged in what seems to have been a macabre ritual. For newly appointed Edinburgh Detective Inspector Tony McLean, this baffling cold case ought to be a low priority, but he is haunted by the young victim and her grisly death. Meanwhile, the city is horrified by a series of bloody killings—deaths for which there appears to be neither rhyme nor reason, and which leave Edinburgh's police at a loss. McLean is convinced that these deaths are somehow connected to the terrible ceremonial killing of the girl, all those years ago. It is an irrational theory. And one that will lead McLean closer to the heart of a terrifying and ancient evil . . . Natural Causes is a chilling and exciting start to a brand new series of mysteries: The Detective Inspector MacLean novels.

Written in Bones


Author: James Oswald
Publisher: Michael Joseph
ISBN: 9780718183677
Category:
Page: 416
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The Book of Souls


Author: James Oswald
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544319494
Category: FICTION
Page: 440
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Twelve years after Detective Constable Tom McLean caught and imprisoned a serial killer, the body of a young woman turns up murdered in a manner similar to that used by the Christmas Killer and McLean must decide whether this is a copycat or he caught the wrong man.

Prayer for the Dead

An Inspector McLean Novel
Author: James Oswald
Publisher: Crooked Lane Books
ISBN: 168331025X
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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Detective Inspector Tony McLean is on the case when the search for a missing journalist uncovers the scene of a carefully staged murder. In a sealed chamber, deep in the heart of Gilmerton Cove, a mysterious network of caves and passages sprawling beneath Edinburgh, the body is discovered in a seemingly macabre ritual of purification. But McLean knew the dead man and can't shake off the suspicion that there is far more to this case than meets the eye. For one thing, the baffling lack of forensics at the crime scene seems impossible. But that's just the first in a series of revelations about this case that seems beyond belief. Teamed with the most unlikely and unwelcome of allies, McLean must track down a killer--driven by the darkest compulsions and who will answer only to a higher power--until it's his own blood on the altar. Shocking and suspenseful, Prayer for the Dead, the fifth installment in James Oswald's internationally bestselling series, plunges readers into the bone-chilling darkness of an underground world filled with ancient secrets.

The Damage Done

Inspector McLean 06
Author: James Oswald
Publisher: Penguin Books Limited
ISBN: 9781405917131
Category: Detective and mystery stories
Page: 453
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"When a police raid in Edinburgh goes horribly wrong, the only silver lining for Inspector Tony McLean is a discovery that could lead to a long-lost girl from his early days on the beat. Haunted by the mystery of what happened to her, McLean begins to dig into a case he thought long buried. But the shadows of the past are soon eclipsed by crimes in the present as a series of strange and gruesome deaths shock the city. As McLean's investigation draws him ever deeper into the upper echelons of Edinburgh society, it will not only be his career on the line - but his life as well . . . Praise for James Oswald"

The Obsidian Throne


Author: J.D. Oswald
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405917814
Category: Fiction
Page: 608
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The Obsidian Throne is J.D. Oswald's stunning conclusion to 'The Ballad of Sir Benfro' series - an epic high fantasy tale of dragons, swordsmanship, honour and two of the most unlikely yet extraordinary heroes in all of fiction. There is no war in the northlands, just annihilation. Either the dragons will destroy this world or Queen Beulah will raze it to the ground. Below the city is a secret the House of Balwen have kept for millennia, a treasure beyond imagination. None but a direct descendent of Balwen himself can open the escape routes from this cavern. To do so, Princess Iolwen will need to claim the Obsidian Throne. Meanwhile Errol and Sir Benfro find their destinies drawing closer together, with the future of all life in the Twin Kingdoms resting on these two unlikely heroes. There will be self-sacrifice and terrible betrayals. And the lives of boy and dragon will be forever changed. J. D. Oswald is the author of the epic fantasy series 'The Ballad of Sir Benfro', which includes Dreamwalker, The Rose Cord, The Golden Cage, The Broken World and The Obsidian Throne. He is also the author of the Inspector McLean series. James runs a 350-acre farm in north-east Fife.

Dead Men's Bones


Author: James Oswald
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781405917094
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
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A family lies slaughtered in an isolated house in North East Fife . . . Morag Weatherly and her two young daughters have been shot by husband Andrew, an influential politician, before he turned the gun on himself. But what would cause a rich, successful man to snap so suddenly? For Inspector Tony McLean, this apparently simple but high-profile case leads him into a world of power and privilege. And the deeper he digs, the more he realises he's being manipulated by shadowy factions. Under pressure to wrap up the case, McLean instead seeks to uncover layers of truth - putting the lives of everyone he cares about at risk . . . 'Oswald is among the leaders in the batch of excellent Scottish crime writers, whose spiritual father is Ian Rankin.' Daily Mail

The Hangman's Song


Author: James Oswald
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544319508
Category: Fiction
Page: 486
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Detective Inspector Tony McLean faces a series of uncannily similar apparent suicides that lead him to believe that there is something sinister on the streets of Edinburgh that is behind it all.

Dreamwalker


Author: James Oswald
Publisher: Michael Joseph
ISBN: 9781405917650
Category: Fiction
Page: 409
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Dreamwalker is the first spellbinding novel in the new epic fantasy series from J. D. Oswald - The Ballad of Sir Benfro. In a small village, miles from the great cities of the Twin Kingdoms, a young boy called Errol tries to find his way in the world. He's an outsider - he looks different from other children and has never known his father. No one, not even himself, has any knowledge of his true lineage. Deep in the forest, Benfro, the young male dragon begins his training in the subtle arts. Like his mother, Morgwm the Green, he is destined to be a great Mage. No one could imagine that the future of all life in the Twin Kingdoms rests in the hands of these two unlikely heroes. But it is a destiny that will change the lives of boy and dragon forever ... And so begins The Ballad of Sir Benfro - the unputdownable tale of the great dragons returning to the kingdom of men. Breathtakingly compulsive and beautifully written, The Ballad of Sir Benfro is for readers hooked to the world of George R. R. Martin's Game of Thrones and those longing for the next Tolkien film adaptation. Dreamwalker is followed by The Rose Cord and The Golden Cage. J. D. Oswald is the author of the epic fantasy series, The Ballad of Sir Benfro. Currently, Dreamwalker, The Rose Cord and The Golden Cage are all available as Penguin eBooks. He is also the author of the Detective Inspector McLean series of crime novels under the name James Oswald. In his spare time James runs a 350-acre livestock farm in North East Fife, where he raises pedigree Highland Cattle and New Zealand Romney Sheep.

The Blood Road (Logan McRae, Book 11)


Author: Stuart MacBride
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0008208239
Category: Fiction
Page: 496
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What drives someone to murder? The No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author returns with the much anticipated new Logan McRae thriller.

No Time to Cry


Author: James Oswald
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472250001
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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From one of the UK's biggest crime writers - the man brought you the bestselling Inspector McLean novels - comes a phenomenal new series guaranteed to have your heart in your mouth. Undercover ops are always dangerous, but DC Constance Fairchild never expected things to go this wrong. Returning to their base of operations, an anonymous office in a shabby neighbourhood, she finds the bloodied body of her boss, and friend, DI Pete Copperthwaite. He's been executed - a single shot to the head. In the aftermath, it seems someone in the Met is determined to make sure that blame for the wrecked operation falls squarely on Con's shoulders. She is cut loose and cast out, angry and alone with her grief... right until the moment someone also tries to put a bullet through her head. There's no place to hide, and no time to cry.

The Rose Cord

The Ballad of Sir Benfro Book Two
Author: J.D. Oswald
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405917709
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
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There's a new fantasy phenomenon for 2014 - The Rose Cord is the second enchanting tale in J.D. Oswald's epic fantasy series, The Ballad of Sir Benfro. Fleeing the vengeful Inquisitor Melyn, Sir Benfro is drawn to the last resting place of a great dragon of legend, Magog, deep in the ancient forest. Through Magog's spirit, Benfro discovers the true nature of his forebears - a history of unimaginable power and mystery over mankind. But with this knowledge comes terrible danger. Errol Ramsbottom's dreams of becoming a great Warrior Priest have been shattered by his discovery of the dark secret of the Holy Order's power. And yet as a chosen noviciate he is trapped, unwillingly drawn deeper into the sinister plans for war which will engulf Gwlad. With the forces of magic gathering so the destinies of Errol and Sir Benfro further entwine . . . And so continues The Ballad of Sir Benfro, in which the great dragons of old return to the kingdom of men. The Ballad of Sir Benfro is an utterly compelling and beautifully written new fantasy series from J.D. Oswald. Fans of the Inheritance Series and readers hooked to the world of George R. R. Martin's Game of Thrones series will love the magic of the Twin Kingdoms. The Rose Cord is the second novel in the series, following Dreamwalker and preceding The Golden Cage, which are also published as Penguin eBooks. J. D. Oswald is the author of the epic fantasy series, The Ballad of Sir Benfro. Currently, Dreamwalker, The Rose Cord and The Golden Cage are all available as Penguin ebooks. He is also the author of the Detective Inspector McLean series of crime novels under the name James Oswald. In his spare time James runs a 350-acre livestock farm in North East Fife, where he raises pedigree Highland Cattle and New Zealand Romney Sheep. http://jamesoswald.co.uk

Inspector McLean Ebook Bundle:


Author: James Oswald
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405932139
Category: Fiction
Page: 2400
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The first six books in the bestselling Inspector Tony McLean series The first six novels of James Oswald's hugely loved and highly-acclaimed crime series featuring Inspector Tony McLean are collected together in this ebook bundle. In this gripping series of investigations McLean faces serial killers, dark conspiracies and uncanny mysteries, as Oswald brings the eerie streets of Edinburgh to hauntingly well-realised life. Inspector McLean: Books 1-6 contains the following chilling novels from the Roy Grace series: Natural Causes The Book of Souls The Hangman's Song Dead Men's Bones Prayer for the Dead The Damage Done PRAISE FOR THE INSPECTOR McLEAN SERIES '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

Cruel Mercy


Author: David Mark
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399185135
Category: Fiction
Page: 368
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The latest installment in David Mark's internationally acclaimed Detective Sergeant McAvoy series, Cruel Mercy is McAvoy's first adventure on American soil. In the New York Police Department's 7th Precinct on the Lower East Side, Detective Ronny Alto is investigating a crime that's left one man dead and the other in a medically induced coma after surviving a shot to the head. One hope is that Brishen Ayres, a boxing coach and legend in the gypsy community in England, will wake up and reveal the person—or people—responsible for the murder of his protégé Shay Helden and his own mutilation. Another hope is Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy. Far away from his home in the U.K., from his familiar Hull, and from the guidance of his boss Trish Pharaoh, McAvoy is flown in to assist with the case, but he has his own motives for the trip: find a man named Valentine Teague—another amateur boxer, a rival of the Helden family, and, perhaps most important, his brother-in-law. But every step toward locating Valentine is a step deeper into a sinister underground network of misguided loyalty, faith, and honor that pulses beneath the streets of New York. The latest installment of the Detective Sergeant McAvoy novels, and the first to be set in the United States, Cruel Mercy finds Hull's most enigmatic detective treading unfamiliar ground in this wicked stateside thriller.

No Other Darkness

A Detective Inspector Marnie Rome Mystery
Author: Sarah Hilary
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069815116X
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
View: 1996
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“The DI Marnie Rome series [is] one to watch.” —Shelf Awareness The gripping follow-up to Sarah Hilary’s acclaimed debut Someone Else’s Skin, No Other Darkness finds mystery’s “impressive new cop-heroine” (The Times, London) on a case that hauntingly echoes her own family tragedy. Detective InspectorMarnie Rome and her partner Detective Sergeant Noah Jake are investigating the recent discovery of two dead boys in a bunker beneath a London garden. Terry and Beth, under whose garden the bodies were discovered, have two children of their own, and are also fostering a difficult boy named Clancy. Clancy reminds Marnie of her foster brother Stephen, who murdered her parents. Is Marnie’s past blinding her to the truth? Only one thing is certain: when Terry and Beth’s biological children vanish, Marnie can’t waste a moment finding them. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Where Happiness Dwells

A History of the Dane-zaa First Nations
Author: Robin Ridington,Jillian Ridington
Publisher: UBC Press
ISBN: 0774822988
Category: Social Science
Page: 420
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The Dane-zaa people have lived in BC's Peace River area for thousands of years. Elders documented their peoples' history and worldview, passing them on through storytelling. Language loss, however, threatens to break the bonds of knowledge transmission. At the request of the Doig River First Nations, anthropologists Robin and Jillian Ridington present a history of the Dane-zaa people based on oral histories collected over a half century of fieldwork. These powerful stories not only preserve traditional knowledge for future generations, they also tell the inspiring story of how the Dane-zaa learned to succeed and flourish in the modern world.

A Gathering of Saints


Author: Christopher Hyde
Publisher: Felony & Mayhem
ISBN: 9781933397627
Category: Fiction
Page: 509
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Silence of the Lambs meets Enigma during the Battle of Britain * Extraordinarily well researched background of the London Blitz. * Intriguing exploration of anti-Semitism in Britain's intelligence service. * The pacing of a serial-killer thriller combined with the complexity of the best espionage. * Superb ... a baroque serial-killer whodunit set in World War II London ... remarkably evocative - Kirkus * A gripping, unrelentingly readable combination of history, spy story, and mystery ... live outside this captivating novel simply ceased to exist --The Ottawa Citizen * Hyde's storytelling is pure genius ... this is historical fiction at its finest -- Daily Press (Newport New, VA)

One Last Dram Before Midnight: Collected DCI Daley Short Stories


Author: Denzil Meyrick
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
ISBN: 1786699133
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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A collection of six short stories – two of which are previously unpublished. These stories span from Jim Daley's early days pounding the beat in Glasgow as a young constable, to a light-hearted whisky smuggling romp involving Hamish and some ghostly pipers. Includes four previously eBook exclusive stories: 'Single End', 'Two One Three', 'Dalintober Moon' and 'Empty Nets and Promises' and two brand new stories: 'One Last Dram Before Midnight' and 'The Silent Man'.

The Gathering Murders


Author: Keith Moray
Publisher: Robert Hale
ISBN: 9780709079378
Category: Fiction
Page: 221
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The mysterious drowning of Ranald Buchanan, an acclaimed Gaelic fisherman-poet, rekindles age-old fears about the Selkie, the seal-man who drags his victims beneath the waves. Inspector McKinnon has to face the possibility of a serial killer on the loose whilst dealing with his old flame Fiona Cullen.