Praise for THE MISSING AND THE DEAD Exciting a guaranteed bestseller Literary Review New Logan McRae novels are close to the top of my unmissable list, and yet again MacBride delivers His chaotic cop hero is at his best Superb storytelling Sun Another from MacBride s fantastic series of Logan McRae novels A real page turner Sunday Mirror Stuart s meticulous research shows At times it feels like you are sitting in the back of a police car overhearing conversations between real policemen Sunday Sport Another riveting page turner emotional and affecting Independent on Sunday Skilful storytelling strong characterisation both intriguing and engrossing Laura Wilson, Guardian The multiple plots move fast IndependentPraise for Stuart MacBride MacBride is the natural heir to the late and much lamented Reginald Hill Andrew Taylor, Spectator MacBride is a damned fine writer no one does dark and gritty like him Peter James Fierce, unflinching and shot through with the blackest of humour this is crime fiction of the highest order Mark Billingham Some of the grittiest crime writing in the field Independent Admirers of tough, modern crime novels will be in seventh heaven or should that be hell Express Ferocious and funny Val McDermid Hard hitting prose with a bone dry humour and characters you can genuinely believe in, Stuart MacBride s novels are a real treat Simon KernickTHE SUNDAY TIMES NOBESTSELLERThe tenth Logan McRae novel from the Nobestselling author of THE MISSING AND THE DEAD and A SONG FOR THE DYINGTrouble is comingSergeant Logan McRaes team find a body dumped in the woods but is it the missing businessman theyve been searching for, or something farsinister It doesnt help that his ex boss is taking over the case, a new Superintendent has it in for him, and Professional Standards are loomingEven worse Aberdeens criminal overlord, Wee Hamish Mowat, is dying and rival gangs all over the UK are eying his territoryTheres a war brewing and Logans trapped right in the middle, whether he likes it or not