DCI Logan McRae returns to his job in Aberdeen CID after recuperating from a stab wound and finds himself assigned to a brutal serial killer case. Martin's Press.
"[An] edge-of-your-seat page-turner [and] impressive debut...MacBride allows his characters their humanity, while weaving intriguing subplots."--"Publishers Weekly"
"Macabre...MacBride's impressive first outing has plenty of atmosphere, subversive humor, and a sinuous plot reminiscent of fellow countryman Ian Rankin."--"Booklist" (starred review)
"Stuart MacBride is most likely to be compared to Ian Rankin, but this unbelievably assured and accomplished police story aims even higher."--"Flint"" Journal"
"McRae is an interesting and subtle detective, and his investigation is both inventive and imaginative."--"Dallas"" Morning News"
"Newcomer Stuart MacBride joins an illustrious roster of Scottish crime writers by tangling together a half-dozen competing plot lines, MacBride keeps readers off-balance, even those who think they can see the tripwires."--"Houston"" Chronicle"
""Cold Granite" is never as dark and dangerous as the work of Mina and Rankin a solid police.