9 Scottish Crimefighters

There's been a murder!

From Victorian detectives to modern-day investigative journalists, we've rounded up some of Scotland's finest crimefighters for our latest book list - it'd be criminal to miss them!

Filth cover

1. Filth

Irvine Welsh
The Red Road cover

2. The Red Road

Denise Mina
Quite Ugly cover

3. Quite Ugly One Morning

Christopher Brookmyre
Laidlaw cover

4. Laidlaw

William McIlvanney
Bye Bye Baby by Alan Guthrie

7. Bye Bye Baby

Alan Guthrie
Cold Granite by Stuart MacBride

8. Cold Granite

Stuart MacBride
The Skeleton Road by Val McDermid

9. The Skeleton Road

Val McDermid

List created by

Jonathan Melville

Jonathan is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust