Twelve years. A bloody, brilliant and brutal story of murder, kidnap and revenge. Detective constable ash henderson has a dark secret…Five years ago his daughter, Rebecca, went missing on the eve of her thirteenth birthday. Twelve dead girls. And he’s sacrificed too much to give up before his daughter’s murderer gets what he deserves….
A year later the first card arrived: home-made, strapped to a chair, with a Polaroid picture stuck to the front – Rebecca, gagged and terrified. Thirteen will be unlucky for some. The No. 1 bestselling crime thriller from the award-winning Stuart MacBride. He’s been snatching girls for twelve years, always just before their thirteenth birthday, killing them slowly, then torturing their families with his homemade cards.
But ash hasn’t told anyone what really happened to Rebecca – they all think she ran away – because if anyone finds out, he’ll be taken off the investigation. Every year another card: each one worse than the last. The tabloids call him ‘The Birthday Boy’.
A Song for the Dying
His family has been destroyed, his career is in tatters, and one of Oldcastle’s most vicious criminals is making sure he spends the rest of his life in prison. Now a nurse has turned up dead, a plastic doll buried beneath her skin, and it looks as if Ash might finally get a shot at redemption. At earning his freedom.
At revenge. 1 bestseller from the author of the Logan McRae series and Birthdays for the Dead. He’s back…eight years ago, ‘the inside man’ murdered four women and left three more in critical condition – all of them with their stomachs slit open and a plastic doll stitched inside. And then the killer just … disappeared.
Ash henderson was a detective Inspector on the initial investigation, but a lot can change in eight years. A heart-stopping crime thriller and the fourth consecutive No.
Shatter the Bones Logan McRae, Book 7
If not, Jenny will be killed. Aberdeen's own mother-daughter singing sensation are through to the semi-finals of TV smash-hit Britain's Next Big Star. But their reality-TV dream has turned into a real-life nightmare. The ransom demand appears in all the papers, on the TV, and the internet, telling the nation to dig deep if they want to keep Alison and Jenny alive.
Time is running out, but ds logan mcrae and his colleagues have nothing to go on: the kidnappers haven't left a single piece of forensic evidence and there are no witnesses. It looks as if the price of fame just got a lot higher…. If you raise enough money within fourteen days they will be released. No clues.
No rest for the wicked. You will raise money for the safe return of Alison and Jenny McGregor. The seventh ds logan mcrae thriller is a gripping page-turner in which fame and fortune crash head-on with crime and punishment. No suspects. A bestseller from the award-winning Stuart MacBride.
The Blood Road: Scottish crime fiction at its very best Logan McRae, Book 11
And there are people out there who’ll kill to keep those skeletons buried…. Or at least they thought he did. Now inspector logan mcrae has to work out where DI Bell’s been all this time – and what was so important that he felt the need to come back from the dead. But the deeper Logan digs, the more bones he uncovers.
The tenth logan McRae novel from the No. 1 sunday Times bestselling author. Scottish crime fiction at its very best. Some things just won’t stay buried…When Detective Inspector Bell turns up dead in a crashed car, it’s a shock to everyone. Because Bell died two years ago.
Dark Blood Logan McRae, Book 6
Even worse, dsi danby, he’s stuck with the man who put Knox behind bars, supposedly to ‘keep an eye on things’. Only things are about to go very, very wrong. Edinburgh gangster Malk the Knife wants a slice of Aberdeen’s latest development boom. Local crime lord wee Hamish Mowat has ominous plans for Logan’s future.
He wants to leave his dark past behind, so why shouldn’t he be allowed to live wherever he wants?Detective Sergeant Logan McRae isn’t thrilled about having to help a violent rapist settle into Aberdeen. The sixth gripping thriller in the No. 1 bestselling crime series from the award-winning Stuart MacBride.
Scotland’s finest see first-hand how starting again can be murder…‘MacBride is a damned fine writer’ Peter JamesEveryone deserves a second chance…Richard Knox has done his time and seen the error of his ways. And knox’s past isn’t finished with him yet….
Close to the Bone Logan McRae, Book 8
A terrific writer … mcrae is a delight’ the timesSticks and stones may break your bones…The first body is chained to a stake: strangled, and stabbed, with a burning tyre around its neck. But is this a gangland execution or something much darker?Someone’s leaving little knots of bones on DI Logan McRae’s doorstep, but he’s got bigger concerns.
And perhaps those little knots of bones are more important than they look…. But not every victim tells the truth. The eighth logan McRae novel in the No. 1 bestselling crime series from Stuart MacBride. Every murder tells a story. Rival drug gangs are fighting over product and territory; two teenage lovers are missing; someone’s crippling Asian immigrants; and Logan’s been lumbered with an ambitious new Detective Sergeant and gained the unwelcome attention of the local crime boss.
When another body turns up, the similarities between these murders and the plot of a bestselling novel seem like more than just a coincidence.
Now We Are Dead
The question is: how much is she willing to sacrifice to stop him? Now he’s back on the streets and women are being attacked again. The top brass have made it very clear that if Detective Sergeant Steel goes anywhere near him, she’ll be thrown off the force for good. But she can’t just do nothing – if she does he’ll keep hurting women.
She can’t prove he did it. But she might die trying…From the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of the Logan McRae series, comes a standalone spinoff featuring DS Roberta Steel. Revenge is a dangerous thing…detective Chief Inspector Roberta Steel got caught fitting up Jack Wallace – that’s why they demoted her and quashed his sentence.
Blind Eye Logan McRae, Book 5
The pattern is always the same: men abandoned on building sites, barely alive, their eyes gouged out and the sockets burned. With the victims too scared to talk, and the only witness a paedophile who’s on the run, Grampian Police is getting nowhere fast. Nothing keeps a crime hidden like fear…‘stuart macbride’s thrillers just keep getting better’ Express‘You can’t be an eyewitness if I cut out your eyes…’Someone’s preying on Aberdeen’s growing Polish population.
The first thriller in the No. 1 bestselling DS Logan McRae series. The attacks are brutal, they keep on happening, and soon DS Logan McRae will have to decide how far he’s prepared to bend the rules to get a result. The granite city is on the brink of gang warfare; the investigating team are dogged by allegations of corruption; and Logan’s about to come to the attention of Aberdeen’s most notorious crime lord….
In the Cold Dark Ground Logan McRae, Book 10
1 bestsellerthe tenth logan McRae novel from the No. The sunday times no. 1 bestselling author. Top drawer … his most epic outing yet’ independenttrouble is coming…sergeant logan mcrae’s team find a body dumped in the woods – but is it the missing businessman they’ve been searching for, or something far more sinister? It doesn’t help that his ex-boss is taking over the case, a new Superintendent has it in for him, and Professional Standards are looming.
Even worse: aberdeen’s criminal overlord, Wee Hamish Mowat, is dying and rival gangs all over the UK are eying his territory. There’s a war brewing and Logan’s trapped right in the middle, whether he likes it or not.
A Dark So Deadly
Can they prove everyone wrong before someone else dies? Officers like dc callum MacGregor, lumbered with all the boring go-nowhere cases. A killer with nothing to lose…Gripping standalone thriller from the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of the Logan McRae series. Beware of the dark…welcome to the misfit Mob – where Police Scotland dumps the officers it can’t get rid of, but wants to.
So when an ancient mummy is found at the Oldcastle tip, it’s his job to track down its owner. But then callum uncovers links between his mummified corpse and three missing young men, and life starts to get a lot more interesting. No one expects the misfit mob to solve anything, but right now they’re all that stands between a killer’s victims and a slow lingering death.
A detective no one believes in.
Flesh House: The International Bestseller Logan McRae, Book 4
The fourth thriller in the No. 1 bestselling crime series from the award-winning Stuart MacBride. But eleven years later he was out on appeal. The case was closed. Now he’s missing and people are dying again. When members of the original investigation start to disappear, Detective Sergeant Logan McRae realizes the case might not be as clear cut as everyone thinks…Twenty years of secrets and lies are being dragged into the light.
. Until the killer walked free…‘macbride is a damned fine writer’ Peter JamesPanic strikes the Granite City…When an offshore container turns up at Aberdeen Harbour full of human meat, it kicks off the largest manhunt in the Granite City’s history. Twenty years ago ‘the flesher’ was butchering people all over the UK – turning victims into oven-ready joints – until Grampian’s finest put him away.
And the only thing that’s certain is Aberdeen will never be the same again.