Cold as the Grave
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What to expect
The ninth book in the Sunday Times-bestselling phenomenon that is the Inspector McLean series, from one of Scotland’s most celebrated crime writers.
Her lifeless body is hidden in the dark corner of a basement room, a room which seems to have been left untouched for decades. A room which feels as cold as the grave.
As a rowdy demonstration makes its slow and vocal way along Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, Detective Chief Inspector Tony McLean’s team are on stand-by for any trouble. The newly promoted McLean is distracted, inexplicably drawn to a dead-end mews street… and a door, slightly ajar, which leads to this poor girl’s final resting place.
But how long has she been there, in her sleep of death? The answers are far from what McLean or anyone else could expect. The truth far more chilling than a simple cold case…
The unmissable new thriller in James Oswald’s best-selling Inspector McLean series.
Praise for James Oswald:
‘The new Ian Rankin‘ Daily Record
‘Creepy, gritty and gruesome‘ Sunday Mirror
‘Crime fiction’s next big thing‘ Sunday Telegraph
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Crime fiction’s next big thingSunday Telegraph
Oswald’s writing is in a class above mostDaily Express
Creepy, gritty and gruesomeSunday Mirror
The new Ian RankinDaily Record
Oswald is among the leaders in the new batch of excellent Scottish crime writersDaily Mail