It’s all happening now!

I’m all too aware that I’ve been neglecting this place of late. There never seems to be enough time in the day to do everything, and often it’s the website that gets overlooked. And so it is, the last post here was back in February. Sorry about that, but there are some interesting things coming […]

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A few places you can find me…

So, the publicity for the new book is beginning to fall into place. There’s a launch event on publication day, February 23rd. Half six at Waterstones West End in Edinburgh. Tickets are free and available in store. I’ll be chatting with Russel D McLean about things and stuff. I’ll also be at Toppings in St […]

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Written in Bones Launch!

The clock is ticking down now, and we’ll soon be launching the seventh (eek!) book in the Detective Inspector McLean series. Written in Bones sees Tony McLean investigating perhaps the most unusual case of his career, when the body of a man is found high up in the bare winter branches of a tree on […]

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More places you will find me.

Rubbish as I am at updating these pages, I’ve been very remiss of late in telling you all where I will be and when. It’s quite possible that nobody really cares, of course. But just in case you do, here’s my schedule for the end of 2016 – the year that keeps on giving. Wednesday […]

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Where I’m at…

It’s been a while since I’ve updated this place, I know. And for that I’m sorry. Life is always busy and there’s only so much my brain can hold on to before important stuff starts to leak out. Anyway. We’re into the second half of the year now (blimey!). I’ve delivered both Benfro book five […]

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Everyone’s a winner, baby*

*well, not quite. More than five hundred of you entered the great competition to win signed editions of all six Tony McLean novels. I’d love to give you all a set, but sadly my publishers said that was too expensive. Thanks to everyone who entered – keep your eyes peeled for more competitions to come. […]

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Free Stuff!

Following on from the relaunch of all six Inspector McLean novels, how about a chance to win a signed set? Those lovely people at Penguin are giving away five sets to lucky UK readers * Click on the image for more details and to enter now.   *Competition closes at midnight Sunday 19th June 2016. […]

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And yet more new stuff!

You lucky people, you! Day three of the big reveal and we have new covers for Prayer for the Dead and The Damage Done. What?! I hear you all cry. The Damage Done? But that had a new style cover for the hardback edition. Why are you changing it again? Well, the keen-eyed among you […]

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More New Stuff!

Following on from yesterday’s post about the new look Detective Inspector McLean series book covers, here’s a sneak preview of books three and four. The Hangman’s Song: And Dead Men’s Bones:   The reaction to yesterday’s reveal has been satisfyingly positive. I’m very pleased with the new look, so it’s nice to know that you […]

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New Look!

It’s been three years now since Natural Causes came out in its lovely Penguin paperback edition. That little book has sold over 150,000 copies, been the Richard and Judy Summer Read, got me short-listed for the National Book Awards Newcomer of the Year and narrowly beaten at the Audible Crime Fiction awards by none other […]

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