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Author of the Month -<b> James Oswald</b> Author of the Month - James Oswald

James Oswald is the author of the Detective Inspector McLean series of crime novels. Discover more about his books here.

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Reader Reviewed Prayer for the Dead
James Oswald
February 2015 Book of the Month. An engagingly dramatic crime novel where a curious whiff of the uncanny lurks in the background, occasionally skulking into view alongside the investigation. You don't need...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/02/2015
Natural Causes Inspector McLean Novel 1
James Oswald
A young girl's mutilated body is discovered in a sealed room. Her remains are carefully arranged, in what seems to have been a cruel and macabre ritual, which appears to have taken place over 60 years ago. For newly appointed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2013
The Book of Souls
James Oswald
Every year for ten years, a young woman's body was found in Edinburgh at Christmas time: naked, throat slit, body washed clean. Ten years, ten women. The final victim, Kirsty Summers, was Detective Constable Tony McLean's fiancee. A 'Piece...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2013
Reader Reviewed The Hangman's Song
James Oswald
March 2014 Book of the Month. Part of a compelling Edinburgh-based series from James Oswald (which began with Natural Causes and continued with The Book of Souls) featuring a likeable...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2014
Dead Men's Bones
James Oswald
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. In quick succession, affable full-time farmer and writer James Oswald's Inspector Tony Mclean mysteries have captured a large audience and we've already reached his fourth case in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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February 2015 Author of the Month - James Oswald

James Oswald is the author of the Detective Inspector McLean series of crime novels. Currently there are five available, Natural Causes, The Book of Souls, The Hangman's Song, Dead Men's Bones and Prayer for the Dead. He has also written an epic fantasy series, The Ballad of Sir Benfro as well as comic scripts and short stories.

In his spare time he runs a 350 acre livestock farm in North East Fife, where he raises pedigree Highland Cattle and New Zealand Romney Sheep.

Prayer for the Dead, the lastest novel in the Inspector McLean series is published this month.

Author photo © Bill Waters

Click here to visit James Oswald's website.