ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: February 15, 2018
The Gathering Dark: Inspector McLean 8
By (author) James Oswald
***The gripping new crime thriller in the highly acclaimed Inspector McLean series, available to pre-order now***A truck driver loses control in central Edinburgh, ploughing into a crowded bus stop and spilling his vehicle’s toxic load. The consequences are devastating.DI Tony McLean witnesses the carnage. Taking control of the investigation, he soon realises there is much that is deeply amiss – and everyone involved seems to have something to hide.But as McLean struggles to uncover who caused the tragedy, a greater crisis develops: the new Chief Superintendent’s son is missing, last seen in the area of the crash…Brilliantly plotted and utterly compelling, this is the gripping new novel in the bestselling Inspector McLean series.PRAISE FOR THE INSPECTOR McLEAN SERIES’Crime fiction’s next big thing’Sunday Telegraph’Oswald’s writing is in a class above most’Daily Express’Creepy, gritty and gruesome’Sunday Mirror’The new Ian Rankin’Daily Record’Hugely enjoyable’Mirror’Oswald is among the leaders in the new batch of excellent Scottish crime writers’Daily Mail
James Oswald is the author of the Inspector McLean series of crime novels. The first seven, Natural Causes, The Book of Souls, The Hangman’s Song, Dead Men’s Bones, Prayer for the Dead, The Damage Done and Written in Bones are available as Penguin paperbacks and ebooks. He has also written an epic fantasy series, The Ballad of Sir Benfro, which is published by Penguin, 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.