Dead Men's Bones: An Inspector Mclean Novel by James OswaldDead Men's Bones: An Inspector Mclean Novel by James Oswald

Dead Men's Bones: An Inspector Mclean Novel

byJames Oswald

Paperback | September 23, 2016

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The murder/suicide of a prominent Scottish politician and his family brings Edinburgh-based Detective Inspector Tony McLean out to the countryside to investigate. The powers that be want a quick report and then to have the whole thing buried, but McLean believes there's more to the case than meets the eye.The more lies he uncovers, the more McLean comes to realize there is a connection between the influential politician and another case he's working - the body of a man, stark naked and covered from head to toe in fresh tattoos, found in a river to the south of Edinburgh. But investigating the link between the two could have detrimental implications for his career, not to mention his life.As McLean faces the pressure to wrap up the case, he comes face to face with an ancient evil that will put everyone he cares about at risk in Dead Men's Bones, the fourth installment of James Oswald's internationally bestselling series.
James Oswald is the Sunday Times bestselling author of the Edinburgh-based Detective Inspector McLean novels, the first two of which were shortlisted for the prestigious CWA Debut Dagger award for best unpublished author, as well as the epic fantasy series The Ballad of Sir Benfro. In his spare time he farms 350 acres in North East Fi...
Title:Dead Men's Bones: An Inspector Mclean NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:352 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.89 inShipping dimensions:9.25 × 6.13 × 0.89 inPublished:September 23, 2016Publisher:Crooked Lane BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1629538299

ISBN - 13:9781629538297


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Dead Men's Bones :A gritty police procedural with incredible twists." - Robert Dugoni, #1 Amazon and New York Times bestselling author of My Sisters Grave "Fans who enjoy their procedurals with a hint of the supernatural, as well as a cold and gloomy setting, will find much to enjoy." - Publishers Weekly "Readers who stay the course will be rewarded with an explosive ending and will agree with McLean that the best part of the job is 'the hunt for clues, the slow puzzling out of just what had happened.'" - Booklist "Oswald's fourth is a house of horrors that adds an above-par mystery to the usual supernatural touches." - Kirkus Reviews "McLean is a likeable character, always looking after his team and willing to go after the truth... This is a novel that will appeal to readers who like character-driven mysteries and those set in Scotland." - San Francisco Book Review and Seattle Book Review, 4-StarsPraise for the Inspector McLean series:'Oswald's detective gives John Rebus a run for his money.' - Kirkus Reviews on The Book of Souls 'Engrossing... Readers will eagerly await the next installment.' - Publishers Weekly on The Book of Souls 'McLean is a reluctant, empathetic hero who refuses to quit until he's solved the case.' - Publishers Weekly on The Hangman's Song 'Readers who like character-driven murder mysteries such as those by John Connolly or Val MacDermid will enjoy McLean's debut outing and clamor for more.' - Library Journal Xpress Reviews on Natural Causes "Crime fiction's next big thing.' - The Sunday Telegraph (UK)'Oswald is among the leaders in the new batch of excellent Scottish crime writers' - Daily Mail (UK)'The hallmarks of Val McDermid or Ian Rankin.' - The Herald (UK)'An excellent start to what promises to be a fine series.' - The Guardian (UK) "