The Storm is coming....



“Cracking pace, satisfyingly twisty plot. A great read.” – James Oswald

“Falling Fast was an astonishing debut, The Storm shows it was no fluke.” – Douglas Skelton

“Definitely a must-read for all lovers of Tartan Noir.” – Undiscovered Scotland

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Sequel to the Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year nominee launches in Edinburgh

Rising crime fiction talent Neil Broadfoot is back with The Storm, the eagerly awaited sequel to his critically acclaimed and Deanston-nominated debut novel, Falling Fast.

Hailed by Sunday Times bestselling author James Oswald as “a great read [with] cracking pace and a satisfyingly twisty plot”, The Storm plunges crime reporter Doug McGregor and DS Susie Drummond into a murky world of corruption, cover-ups and decades-old secrets after Doug’s editor is brutally assassinated in front of him.

Ranging from the heart of the Capital’s rapidly changing newspaper industry to the Kingdom of Fife and the Isle of Skye, The Storm is “a gripping page turner with prose like a sniper’s bullet” that “keeps you guessing to the very end” as it addresses the state of the press and asks if the truth can ever come at too high a price.

Neil will be launching The Storm with CWA New Blood Dagger and 2011 Crime Novel of the Year nominee Craig Robertson, who is also a former journalist, at Blackwells South Bridge, Edinburgh, on 7 May 2015 from 6:30pm. (Book a Ticket)

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Novels by Neil Broadfoot

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  • No Mans Land by Neil Broadfoot

    No Man's Land

    War is coming to No-Man's Land, and Connor Fraser will be ready.

    A mutilated body is found dumped at Cowane's Hospital in the heart of historic Stirling. For DCI Malcolm Ford it's like nothing he's ever seen before, the savagery of the crime makes him want to catch the murderer before he strikes again. For reporter Donna Blake it's a shot at the big time, a chance to get her career back on track and prove all the doubters wrong. But for close protection specialist Connor Fraser it's merely a grisly distraction from the day job.

    But then another bloodied

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  • All The Devils

    All The Devils

    About All The Devils (Book 3)

    Out Now on Kindle & in Paperback

    Crime journalist Doug McGregor is all bent out of shape - still recovering from a savage encounter with a psychotic killer, he also has dark secrets to hide. But Doug has to put aside his own demons when friend and contact DS Susie Drummond needs his help to investigate the brutal murder of her ex-lover. When a gangland power struggle erupts into violence on the streets of Edinburgh - and much closer to home - Doug and Susie's already tense relationship is sorely tested. Together they confront a conspiracy that

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  • The Storm

    The Storm

    About The Storm (Book 2)

    After his editor is murdered in front of him, crime reporter Doug McGregor's world falls apart. As prime witness, he's not allowed to investigate the case, and he's left only with questions and a bloody memory seared in his mind. On top of that, Doug's 'friendship' with his police contact, DS Susie Drummond, is in a weird place right now. So he leaps at the chance to take some time out with his old friend on the Isle of Skye. But when another savage killing occurs, Doug realises that the murders may be linked, and

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  • Falling Fast

    Falling Fast

    About Falling Fast (Book 1)

    Story-hungry journalist Doug McGregor is out to track down a convicted rapist, on the run after being hounded out of his home by a lynch mob. But a grisly suicide in the heart of tourist Edinburgh piques Doug's curiosity and diverts his attention - especially once his police contact and occasional drinking partner, DS Susie Drummond, reveals that the victim is connected to a high-profile and controversial politician. Together, they find themselves unravelling a story of secrets, drug abuse, violence, murder...and the ultimate taboo.

    Action-packed from the very start, and with enough twists and turns to

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