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Malcolm Mackay - Author

About the Author

Malcolm Mackay was born and grew up in Stornoway where he still lives. The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter, his much lauded debut was the first in the Glasgow Trilogy, set in the city’s underworld. It was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger Award for Best Crime Debut of the Year, the Scottish First Book of the Year, and was featured in ITV3's Specsavers Crime Thriller Club programme. How A Gunman Says Goodbye, the second book in the series, won the Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award. The Sudden Arrival of Violence is the final book in the trilogy.

 

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Featured books by Malcolm Mackay

The Sudden Arrival of Violence The Glasgow Trilogy Book 3

The Sudden Arrival of Violence The Glasgow Trilogy Book 3

Author: Malcolm Mackay Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/06/2014

It begins with two deaths: a money-man and a grass. Deaths that offer a unique opportunity to a man like Calum MacLean. A man who has finally had enough of killing. Meanwhile two of Glasgow's biggest criminal organisations are at quiet, deadly war with one another. And as Detective Michael Fisher knows, the biggest - and bloodiest - manoeuvres are yet to come ...The stunning conclusion to Malcolm Mackay's lauded Glasgow Trilogy, The Sudden Arrival of Violence will return readers to the city's underworld: a place of dark motives, dangerous allegiances and inescapable violence ...

How a Gunman Says Goodbye The Glasgow Trilogy Book 2

How a Gunman Says Goodbye The Glasgow Trilogy Book 2

Author: Malcolm Mackay Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/01/2014

WINNER OF THE DEANSTON SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD How does a gunman retire? Frank MacLeod was the best at what he does. Thoughtful. Efficient. Ruthless. But is he still the best? A new job. A target. But something is about to go horribly wrong. Someone is going to end up dead. Most gunmen say goodbye to the world with a bang. Frank's still here. He's lasted longer than he should have ...

Other books by Malcolm Mackay

Der Killer hat das letzte Wort

Der Killer hat das letzte Wort

Author: Malcolm Mackay Format: eBook Release Date: 26/03/2015

Wie geht ein Auftragskiller in den Ruhestand? Frank MacLeod war der Beste in seinem Fach. Uberlegt. Effektiv. Skrupellos. Aber ist er immer noch der Beste? Er bekommt einen neuen Auftrag. Ein Ziel. Aber diesmal wird etwas furchtbar schiefgehen. Und dann stirbt jemand.Der atemberaubende Thriller nach Der unvermeidliche Tod des Lewis Winter zieht den Leser hinein in die Unterwelt von Glasgow, wo rivalisierende Organisationen um die Vorherrschaft kampfen. Wer zwischen die Fronten gerat, darf sich keinen Fehler erlauben. Denn Fehler sind todlich.

Der unvermeidliche Tod des Lewis Winter

Der unvermeidliche Tod des Lewis Winter

Author: Malcolm Mackay Format: eBook Release Date: 27/03/2014

"e;Es ist schwer, einen Mann gut zu toten. Leute, die es machen, wissen das. Leute, die es schlecht machen, finden es heraus. Auf die harte Tour. Und die harte Tour hat Folgen."e;Malcolm Mackay: der neue Kult-Bestsellerautor aus Schottland mit absolut unverwechselbarem Sound.Calum MacLean lebt allein in seiner Wohnung in Glasgow. Das Telefon klingelt. Eine belanglose Unterhaltung. Aber dahinter steckt ein Jobangebot. Wenn man die Zeichen zu deuten wei.Er ist Experte. Einzelganger. Hat einen guten Ruf bei denen, die zahlen in Glasgow.Ein Treffen in einem Club. Ein Auftrag. Ein Ziel: Lewis Winter.Fesselnd, atmospharisch, cool: Mackay zieht uns in eine dunkle Welt, in der es Regeln gibt. Sie nicht zu kennen, ist todlich. "e;Die bedeutendste neue Stimme in der schottischen Spannung! Authentisch, stilsicher, ein moderner Raymond Chandler."e; Scotsman"e;Ein eindrucksvoll originelles Debut, das turmhoch aus dem ublichen Einerlei herausragt. Man kann es nicht aus der Hand legen."e; The Observer"e;Mackay erschafft Figuren, die so lebendig wirken, dass man lange nach Ende der Lekture uber sie nachdenkt. Ein bemerkenswertes Buch. Der neue Star!"e; Daily Mail

The Sudden Arrival of Violence

The Sudden Arrival of Violence

Author: Malcolm Mackay Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/01/2014

It begins with two deaths: a money-man and a grass. Deaths that offer a unique opportunity to a man like Calum MacLean. A man who has finally had enough of killing. Meanwhile two of Glasgow's biggest criminal organizations are at quiet, deadly war with one another. And as Detective Michael Fisher knows, the biggest - and bloodiest - manoeuvres are yet to come . . . The stunning conclusion to Malcolm Mackay's lauded Glasgow Trilogy, The Sudden Arrival of Violence will return readers to the city's underworld: a place of dark motives, dangerous allegiances and inescapable violence . . .

Anatomy of a Hit

Anatomy of a Hit

Author: Malcolm Mackay Format: eBook Release Date: 05/12/2013

Glasgow hitman Frank MacLeod is approached by an old associate. A shady accountant for a rival criminal organization, Eric Holly wants Frank to arrange a meeting with his own boss Peter Jamieson. In return for Jamieson's protection - for both him and his wife - Holly will sell his secrets. But old friend or not, making deals with a killer is a dangerous business . . . Arresting, gripping and moving; Anatomy of a Hit is a dark tale of loyalty and betrayal set in the Glasgow Underworld, showcasing the most exciting voice in Scottish crime thriller fiction.Discover The Glasgow Trilogy which includes The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter, How a Gunman Says Goodbye and The Sudden Arrival of Violence.

How a Gunman Says Goodbye

How a Gunman Says Goodbye

Author: Malcolm Mackay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2013

Winner of the Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award. How does a gunman retire? Frank MacLeod was the best at what he does. Thoughtful. Efficient. Ruthless. But is he still the best? A new job. A target. But something is about to go horribly wrong. Someone is going to end up dead. Most gunmen say goodbye to the world with a bang. Frank's still here. He's lasted longer than he should have . . . The breathtaking, devastating sequel to lauded debut The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter, How a Gunman Says Goodbye will plunge you back into the Glasgow underworld, where criminal organizations war for prominence and those caught up in events are tested at every turn. Malcolm Mackay's award-winning The Glasgow Trilogy concludes in The Sudden Arrival of Violence.

Impeccable Connections The Rise and Fall of Richard Whitney

Impeccable Connections The Rise and Fall of Richard Whitney

Author: Malcolm Mackay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/04/2013

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