Forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod finds herself the victim of a terrifying stalker in the thirteenth novel in Lin Anderson's forensic crime series.
Lin Anderson has published numerous novels and one novella featuring forensic scientist Dr Rhona MacLeod, which have been widely translated. Her short story Dead Close was chosen for the Best of British Crime 2011 and is currently in development as a feature film. Also a screenwriter, her film River Child won a student BAFTA and the Celtic Media Festival award for Best Short Drama. Formerly Chair of the Society of Authors in Scotland, she is also co-founder of Bloody Scotland, Scotland's International Crime Writing Festival.
The best Scottish crime series since Rebus * Daily Record *
Shades of The Wicker Man, with a touch of Agatha Christie. Superb * Daily Mail *
The bleak landscape is beautifully described, giving this popular series a new lease of life * Sunday Times *
Hugely imaginative and exciting -- James Grieve (Emeritus Professor of Forensic Pathology)
Brilliant book by a brilliant crime writer. True forensics at its very best -- Lorna Dawson, CBE (Principal Soil Scientist, James Hutton Institute & Professor, RGU)
This book will keep you guessing to the end * People's Friend *
Lin Anderson is one of Scotland's national treasures - don't be fooled by comparisons, her writing is unique, bringing warmth and depth to even the seediest parts of Glasgow. Lin's Rhona MacLeod is a complex and compelling heroine who just gets better with every outing -- Stuart MacBride
They don't call Lin Anderson the Queen of Tartan Noir for nothing! [She] is an expert at atmospheric narrative and with one swoop of her pen her prose will chill you to the bone * chaptersinmylife *
Anderson is a master storyteller, filling her novels with engaging characters, clever, compelling, contemporary plotlines and a beautifully descriptive prose that belies the death and darkness of her powerful, pulsating crime mysteries * Blackpool Gazette *
Overall, this is a cracking five star read that is both dark and complex. Heartily recommended . Go on, treat yourself, you know you want to . . . * Love and Deadly *