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978-1529054064

Cast a Cold Eye

Cast a Cold Eye

by Robbie Morrison

Publisher Macmillan

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Cast a Cold Eye by Robbie Morrison is a dark historical crime novel and the sequel to Edge of the Grave, winner of Bloody Scotland's Scottish Crime Debut of the Year.

Glasgow, 1933

Murder is nothing new in the Depression-era city, especially to war veterans Inspector Jimmy Dreghorn and his partner Bonnie Archie McDaid. But the dead man found in a narrowboat on the Forth and Clyde Canal, executed with a single shot to the back of the head, is no ordinary killing.

Violence usually erupts in the heat of the moment the razor-gangs that stalk the streets settle scores with knives and fists. Firearms suggest something more sinister, especially when the killer strikes again. Meanwhile, other forces are stirring within the city. A suspected IRA cell is at large, embedded within the criminal gangs and attracting the ruthless attention of Special Branch agents from London.

With political and sectarian tensions rising, and the body count mounting, Dreghorn and McDaid pursue an investigation into the dark heart of humanity where one person's freedom fighter is another's terrorist, and noble ideals are swept away by bloody vengeance.

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About the Author

Robbie Morrison

Robbie Morrison is the author of the Detective Inspector Jimmy Dreghorn crime thrillers, set in 1930's Glasgow and published by Pan Macmillan. He was born in Helensburgh, Scotland, and grew up in the Renton, Coatbridge, Linwood and Houston. On both sides, his family connection to shipbuilding in Glasgow and along the River Clyde stretches back for four generations and is a source of inspiration for the Dreghorn series. He sold his first script to publishers DC Thomson in Dundee at age 23. One of the most respected writers in the UK comics industry, Edge Of The Grave is his first novel.

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