Book Series

Laidlaw Trilogy

Laidlaw

Laidlaw

Author: William McIlvanney Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2021

THE FIRST IN THE ORIGINAL LAIDLAW TRILOGY. WINNER OF THE CWA SILVER DAGGER. THE DARK REMAINS, Laidlaw's first case, out 2 September 2021. PRE-ORDER NOW! 'If you only read one crime novel this year, this should be it' Guardian 'A bloody good read' Val McDermid When a young woman is found brutally murdered in Kelvingrove Park, only one man stands a chance of finding her killer. Jack Laidlaw. He is a man of contrasts, ravaged by inner demons but driven by a deep compassion for the violent criminals in Glasgow's underworld. But will Laidlaw's unorthodox methods get him to the killer in time, when the victim's father is baying for blood? Acclaimed for its corrosive wit, dark themes and original maverick detective, the Laidlaw trilogy has earned the status of classic crime fiction.

The Papers of Tony Veitch

The Papers of Tony Veitch

Author: William McIlvanney Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/08/2021

THE SECOND IN THE ORIGINAL LAIDLAW TRILOGY. WINNER OF THE CWA SILVER DAGGER. THE DARK REMAINS, Laidlaw's first case, out 2 September 2021. PRE-ORDER NOW! 'In a class of his own' Guardian 'Reads like a breathless scalpel through the bloody heart of a great city' Denise Mina Eck Adamson, an alcoholic vagrant, summons Jack Laidlaw to his deathbed. Probably the only policeman in Glasgow who would bother to respond, Laidlaw sees in Eck's cryptic last message a clue to the murder of a gangland thug and the disappearance of a student. With stubborn integrity, Laidlaw tracks a seam of corruption that runs from the top to the bottom of society. Acclaimed for its corrosive wit, dark themes and original maverick detective, the Laidlaw trilogy has earned the status of classic crime fiction.

Strange Loyalties

Strange Loyalties

Author: William McIlvanney Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/08/2021

THE THIRD IN THE ORIGINAL LAIDLAW TRILOGY THE DARK REMAINS, Laidlaw's first case, out 2 September 2021. PRE-ORDER NOW! 'The Laidlaw books are not just great crime novels, they are important ones' Mark Billingham 'It's doubtful I would be a crime writer without the influence of McIlvanney's Laidlaw' Ian Rankin When his brother dies stepping out in front of a car, Jack Laidlaw is determined to find out what really happened. Laidlaw begins an emotional quest through Glasgow's underworld, and into the past. He discovers as much about himself as about the brother he has lost, in a search that leads to a shattering climax. Acclaimed for its corrosive wit, dark themes and original maverick detective, the Laidlaw trilogy has earned the status of classic crime fiction.