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Chris Longmuir won the Dundee International Book Prize in 2009 with her first crime novel. The prizewinning novel, Dead Wood, was published and was so successful that the first print run sold out within four months.
The Night Watcher is Chris’s second crime novel and is now published as an ebook.
Chris also writes short stories and historical articles which are published in the UK and the US. She is currently working on a further two crime novels.
Chris lives in Scotland and spends most of her time writing. However, she is fascinated by electronic gadgets of all types and descriptions and is never happier than when experimenting with new hardware and software. She designed and put up her own website and builds computers in her spare time. She describes herself as being a bit of a techno-geek.
on April 29, 2011 :
The Night Watcher, 29 April 2011
By Gwen Kirkwood – Dumfries.
The Night Watcher has arrived in the city of Dundee ahead of Julie Chalmers and he has already chosen his next victim. He has a terrifying conviction that he is right in his pursuit, but this is not the first murder he has committed.
A gripping story about people who appear quite normal, that is until you discover some of them have chillingly darker depths, demanding your attention and an urge to uncover the facts. Julie has been told of her estranged husband’s death. In her own mind she is convinced there is only one person to blame and she is determined to seek revenge so she moves into the flat above the one where he died and sets out to pursue and punish her. Chris Longmuir is a prize winning author and an expert at creating the sort of atmosphere to send shivers down your spine as you follow Julie on her journey around the city.
Too late the detective in charge realises he has made a grave error. Could Julie herself become a victim of The Night Watcher? Enjoy trying to figure out the twists and turns of Longmuir’s clever plotting, but be prepared for a final surprise
(reviewed the day of purchase)