Countdown with James Oswald
Interviewed 27 May 2017
Books by James Oswald
With a new drug stalking the streets, his girlfriend in a coma, and a series of dead bodies being dug up in inconvenient places, the last thing DI Tony McLean wants to do is pander to his boss’ whims especially when those whims involve his old foe, the sinister Mrs Saifre.
Reviewed on 25 June 2022 by Linda Wilson
DC Con Fairchild is on compassionate leave, holed up in a remote cottage on the Welsh coast, but that doesn’t stop her getting drawn back into her old job when she tries to help a young woman she suspects of having been trafficked into drug-running and prostitution.
Reviewed on 19 February 2022 by Linda Wilson
Former DCI Tony McLean has been busted back down to DI, but he’s still the go-to guy when something odd happens in Edinburgh, and this time it’s an old woman beaten to death and then burned in her remote cottage. And that’s only the start of things …
Reviewed on 13 March 2021 by Linda Wilson
Edinburgh is suffering a spate of suicides, all by hanging, all seemingly unconnected. Acting Superintendent Duguid wants them all wrapped up nice and tidily and, more importantly, quickly, but DI McLean doesn’t agree. He thinks there’s more to the deaths than meets the eye.
Reviewed on 31 May 2014 by Linda Wilson