Russel D. McLean
Russel D McLean is a crime writer hailing from Dundee; he describes himself as ‘an author, reviewer and general miscreant’. His short stories have been published in many crime magazines (both on and offline). He also reviews for Waterstone’s Books Quarterly, Crime Spree and writes a regular column for the International Thriller Writers Association
His first novel The Good Son was published in 2008 to great acclaim. John Connolly described it as “the most exciting, and gripping, Scottish crime fiction début of recent years”. A sequel – The Lost Sister – is published by Five Leaves Publications.
- Father Confessor - Paperback
DCI Ernie Bright is dead. A good cop gone bad? Not everyone believes that one of Tayside Constabulary's longest-serving detectives was leading a double life. One of those looking to vindicate him is private investigator J. McNee, who has his own reasons for trying to prove Bright's innocence.
- The Good Son - Paperback
James Robertson, a local farmer, finds his estranged brother's corpse hanging from a tree. The police claim suicide. But Dundonian private investigator J. McNee is about to uncover the disturbing truth behind the death.
- The Lost Sister - Paperback
A teenage girl is missing in Scotland's fourth city. Her godfather is a known criminal and her mother is hiding a dark secret. For Private Investigator J. McNee, what starts as a favour for a friend soon becomes a nightmare as he races to find Mary Furst before it is too late.