Allan Martin

Biography

Allan Martin worked as a teacher, teacher-trainer and university lecturer, and only turned to writing fiction after taking early retirement.
He lives in Glasgow and with his wife regularly visits the Hebrides and Estonia.
He has had several short stories published, notably in iScot magazine and 404Ink magazine.
He has also translated from Estonian a ‘closed-room’ mystery, The Oracle, originally published in 1937.

Where to find Allan Martin online

Where to buy in print

Series

Inspector Angus Blue
A series of crime thrillers set on the Scottish Hebridean islands.
The Dead of Jura
Price: $3.99 USD.
The Peat Dead
Price: $2.49 USD.

Books

The Dead of Jura
Series: Inspector Angus Blue. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,830. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2020 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Jura: where the rich and powerful go to play away from prying eyes. After a murder attempt on a Cabinet Minister, Inspector Angus Blue returns to the Hebrides. But Special Branch are sent to hunt the assassin too, and Blue's investigation is hampered at every turn, as he tries to discover what Special Branch are hiding - and who they are protecting.
The Peat Dead
Series: Inspector Angus Blue. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 99,370. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2019 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Shortlisted for the Bloody Scotland McIlvanney Prize - Scottish Crime Debut 2019 On the Scottish Hebridean Island of Islay, five corpses are dug up by a peat-cutter. All of them have been shot in the back of the head, execution style.

Allan Martin's tag cloud