If you like your crimes gritty then look no further than Malcolm Mackay’s “The Sudden Arrival of Violence”. Where better to set a novel about the a hit man trying to escape his past than Glasgow? There’s no dialect problems as the language is clear calm and at times terrifying. Malcolm Mackay’s characters come off the page and inhabit the reader’s life with haunting clarity.
The Sudden Arrival of Violence, by Malcolm Mackay, is published by Mantle, £12.99. To order a copy, call 01608 641033 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.