Dark Blood (Logan McRae, Book 6)
Book 6, Logan McRae
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The Number One bestselling crime series from the award-winning Stuart MacBride. In this sixth DS Logan McRae thriller, Scotland’s finest see first-hand how starting again can be murder…
Everyone deserves a second chance.
Richard Knox has served his time, so why shouldn’t he be allowed to live wherever he wants? Yes, in the past he was a violent rapist, but he’s seen the error of his ways. Found God. Wants to leave his dark past in Newcastle behind him and make a new start. Or so he says.
Detective Sergeant Logan McRae isn’t exactly thrilled to be part of the team helping Knox settle into his new Aberdeen home. He’s even less thrilled to be stuck with DSI Danby from Northumbria Police – the man who put Knox behind bars for ten years – supposedly here to ‘keep an eye on things’.
Only things are about to go very, very wrong.
Edinburgh gangster Malk the Knife wants a slice of the development boom Donald Trump’s golf course is bringing to the Granite City, whether local crime lord Wee Hamish Mowat likes it or not. Three heavies from Newcastle want a ‘quiet word’ with DSI Danby about a missing mob accountant. And Richard Knox’s dark past isn’t done with him yet…
Praise for Dark Blood:
‘A terrific writer … Brilliant … bodies abound, blood flows freely and McRae is a delight’ The Times
‘Stuart MacBride’s thrillers just keep getting better … One of the most disturbing novels in the highly successful Logan McRae series … admirers of tough, modern crime novels will be in seventh heaven – or should that be hell?’ Express
‘The plotting puts most writers in the genre to shame … This is quintessential Stuart MacBride: tartan noir etched in the darkest of hues with dialogue so sharp you might cut yourself’ Independent
‘Tartan noir’s greatest exponent’ Daily Mirror
About the author
Stuart MacBride is the No.1 bestselling author of the DS Logan McRae series. His novels have won him the CWA Dagger in the Library, the Barry Award for Best Debut Novel, and Best Breakthrough Author at the ITV3 crime thriller awards. Stuart’s other works include Halfhead, a near-future thriller, Sawbones, a novella aimed at adult emergent readers, and several short stories. He lives in the north-east of Scotland with his wife, Fiona, and cat, Grendel.
Great books love the characters. Start from the beginning to see the characters grow (Cold Granite)
I have loved every single book that Stuart MacBride has written. His characters are amazing especially Inspector Steele and the stories are all so realistic. I hope to goodness he will keep writing. Cant wait for his next one. Readers start off with Cold Granite and start to get familiar with the incredible character as most of them carrying right the way through his books.
One of his best
Aberdeen...if SB depicts the place accurately, not a place I ever intend to visit! However this book kept me totally entertained until the end. Ghastly baddies but SB has drawn a coterie of Police characters that cracked me up. It seems strange being able to LOL so many times despite such a grim story. I certainly hope that the author has based his Aberdeen police characters on real life. Such people would be a blessing in PC Britain. Read and enjoy...recommended.
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- Category: Crime & Thrillers
- Published: 29 April 2010
- Publisher: HarperCollins
- Seller: HarperCollins
- Print Length: 496 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Book 6, Logan McRae