Detailed view for the Book: Murder Most Scottish (Anthology)

Invoking a thorough understanding of history, folklore, landscape, and national character, this anthology explores the dark side of Scotland in 20 spirited tales of murder, mayhem, and mystery written by acclaimed writers of the past 200 years. With settings that range from Highland glens to modern urban cityscapes, each of these stories is a masterpiece of intrigue and detection. Classic fare such as The Two Drovers by Sir Walter Scott and The Body-Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson blend well with modern mysteries like Iceman by Peter Turnbull, The Case of the Parr Children by Antonia Fraser, or The Killing Game, a full-length novel by Bill Knox. Challenge your mind as you follow the investigations of Inspector Colin Thane, reporter Jemima Shore, and other great detectives of fiction devised by some of the cleverest literary talents ever assembled for a Scottish fling.


Introduction by Stefan Dziemianowicz
Dancing Bear by Doug Allyn
Vanishing Point by Hugh B. Cave
The Adventure of the Callous Colonel by Basil Copper
Our Midnight Visitor by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Dreadful Bell by Elizabeth Ferrars
The Case of the Parr Children by Antonia Fraser
McLean of Scotland Yard by George Goodchild
The Spy and the Healing Waters by Edward D. Hoch
The Cameronian Preacher's Tale by James Hogg
Leave It to the River by P.M. Hubbard
The Body in the Glen by Michael Innes
The Milnathort Murder by Christopher N. Johnston
The Killing Game by Bill Knox
Concrete Evidence by Ian Rankin
The Night of Kirk O'Field: The Murder of Darnley by Rafael Sabatini
The Two Drovers by Sir Walter Scott
The Murder Hole by Catherine Sinclair
Murder So Cool by Guy N. Smith
The Body-Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson
Iceman by Peter Turnbull

Edited by Stefan Dziemianowicz, Bob Adey, Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg

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