Book Series

A Harry McCoy Thriller

Bloody January

Bloody January

Author: Alan Parks Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/01/2019

HOW MUCH IS THE TRUTH WORTH? When Detective Harry McCoy arrives at the scene of a double shooting in the middle of a busy Glasgow street, he is sure of one thing. This was not a random act of violence. McCoy must enlist the help of his criminal underworld connections to find out the truth. How long will it be before McCoy himself ends up on the wrong side of the law?

February's Son

February's Son

Author: Alan Parks Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/01/2019

Bodies are piling up with grisly messages carved into their chests. Rival gangs are competing for control of Glasgow's underworld and it seems that Cooper, McCoy's oldest friend, is caught up in it all. Detective Harry McCoy's first day back at work couldn't have gone worse. New drugs have arrived in Glasgow, and they've brought a different kind of violence to the broken city. The law of the street is changing and now demons from McCoy's past are coming back to haunt him. But vengeance always carries a price, and it could cost McCoy more than he ever imagined. The waters of Glasgow corruption are creeping higher, as the wealthy and dangerous play for power. And the city's killer continues his dark mission. Can McCoy keep his head up for long enough to solve the case? Bruised and battered from the events of Bloody January, McCoy returns for a breathless ride through the ruthless world of 1970s Glasgow.

Bobby March Will Live Forever

Bobby March Will Live Forever

Author: Alan Parks Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/02/2021

'Its plot twists and turns . . . Fascinating' The Times 'Addictive' i WHO IS TO BLAME WHEN NO ONE IS INNOCENT? There's a heatwave in Glasgow and the drugs trade is booming. The whole force is searching for missing thirteen-year-old Alice Kelly. All except Harry McCoy, who has been taken off the case after a run-in with the boss, and is instead sent alone to investigate the death of rock-star Bobby March, who has just overdosed in the Royal Stuart hotel. The papers want blood. The force wants results. McCoy has a hunch. But does he have enough time?

The April Dead

The April Dead

Author: Alan Parks Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/03/2022

SHORTLISTED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE FOR SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR 'One of the great Scottish crime writers' The Times 'Brilliant' Sunday Times Crime Club NO ONE WILL FORGET In a grimy flat in Glasgow, a homemade bomb explodes, leaving few remains to identify its maker. Detective Harry McCoy knows in his gut that there'll be more to follow. The hunt for a missing sailor from the local US naval base leads him to the secretive group behind the bomb, and their disturbing, dominating leader. If the city is to survive the next explosion, it'll take everything McCoy's got . . .

May God Forgive

May God Forgive

Author: Alan Parks Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/04/2022

Glasgow is a city in mourning. An arson attack on a hairdresser's has left five dead. Tempers are frayed and sentiments running high. When three youths are charged the city goes wild. A crowd gathers outside the courthouse but as the police drive the young men to prison, the van is rammed by a truck, and the men are grabbed and bundled into a car. The next day, the body of one of them is dumped in the city centre. A note has been sent to the newspaper: one down, two to go. Detective Harry McCoy has twenty-four hours to find the kidnapped boys before they all turn up dead, and it is going to mean taking down some of Glasgow's most powerful people to do it . . .