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Chris is an award-winning novelist and has published three novels in her Dundee Crime Series. Night Watcher, the first book in the series, won the Scottish Association of Writers’ Pitlochry Award, and the sequel, Dead Wood, won the Dundee International Book Prize, as well as the Pitlochry Award. Missing Believed Dead is the third book in the series.
Chris also publishes a historical crime series, The Kirsty Campbell Mysteries, set during and just after the Great War. This series features Kirsty Campbell, one of Britain’s first policewomen. There are currently two books in this series; The Death Game, and Devil’s Porridge.
As well as the above, she has published two non-fiction books. ‘Crime Fiction and the Indie Contribution’ which is an examination of crime fiction as well as an evaluation of independently published books in this genre. And ‘Nuts & Bolts of Self-Publishing’, an in-depth look at self-publishing with step-by-step instructions on how to publish ebooks and paperbacks.
Her crime novels are set in Dundee, Scotland, and have been described as scary, atmospheric, page turners. Chris also writes historical sagas, short stories, and historical articles which have been published in America and Britain. However, A Salt Splashed Cradle is the only historical saga currently published. Writing is like an addiction to me, Chris says, I go into withdrawals without it. She is currently working on a new Kirsty Campbell novel.
Chris is a member of the Society of Authors, the Crime Writers Association and the Scottish Association of Writers. She designed her own website and confesses to being a techno-geek who builds computers in her spare time.
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)