Allan Guthrie

Biography

Allan Guthrie is an award-winning Scottish crime writer. His debut novel, Two-Way Split, was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger award and went on to win the Theakstons Crime Novel Of The Year in 2007. He is the author of four other novels: Kiss Her Goodbye (nominated for an Edgar), Hard Man, Savage Night and Slammer, and three novellas: Kill Clock , Killing Mum and Bye Bye Baby. When he's not writing, he's a literary agent with Jenny Brown Associates.

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Killing Mum
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Arranging contract killings was Carlos's business, but he'd never expected that someone might want his mother dead! The anonymous letter had arrived addressed to 'Charlie' and only two people called him by that name. So either his wife had just hired him to whack her mother-in-law, or his mother was looking for help to put an end to her misery. Carlos was hoping he'd find another explanation...
Bye Bye Baby
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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When a seven-year-old boy disappears after school, the case is handed to Detective Frank Collins. He's been looking to lead a high-profile case for a while, and sets out determined to prove his worth. But the missing schoolboy is only a trigger for another crime. Someone is intent on exploiting the boy's grief-stricken mother. And they have plans for Frank Collins too.

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contract    crime    detective    edinburgh    hired killer    hitman    kidnap    mother    mystery    noir    novella    police    scotland