Russel D McLean


An exceptional talent" - - John Connolly

Russel D McLean is the author of The Good Son and The Lost Sister, featuring Scots PI, J McNee.

McLean's short stories have been published in a variety of markets including Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine and the 2007 anthology Expletive Deleted, where 'Pedro Paul' was singled out by Publisher's Weekly as "awesomely dark".

He has previously run the highly regarded noir fiction ezine Crime Scene Scotland, and still reviews crime novels both in print and online (The revamped Crime Scene Scotland review and interview hub can be found at he regularly blogs with the Do Some Damage crew (, a collective of noir writers from the US and the UK. His official website can be found at

He lives in Dundee.

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This member has not published any books.