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Scottish Field once described Douglas Lindsay as “a master of comic crime.” Listeners should note this is because he writes comedy crime novels, not because he murders people while dressed as a clown.

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Scottish Field once described Douglas Lindsay as “a master of comic crime.” Listeners should note this is because he writes comedy crime novels, not because he murders people while dressed as a clown.

    A PLAGUE OF CROWS

    A PLAGUE OF CROWS

    The opening chapters of DS Hutton Book 2, A PLAGUE OF CROWS, read by author Douglas Lindsay.
    Hutton comes down from the mountain to get psycho-analysed, and is then called back to work by his detective inspector, who shows him photographs of three victims who've had their brains eaten by crows.

    • 19 min
    BLOOD IN MY EYES

    BLOOD IN MY EYES

    A couple of short readings from the soon-to-be-released eighth novel in the DS Hutton crime fiction series.
    Hutton and DI Kallas stand over a disfigured corpse in the morgue
    He and DI Kallas interview a witness, learning that the killer is planning a grand adventure to escape capture

    • 15 min
    A PRAYER FOR BARNEY THOMSON

    A PRAYER FOR BARNEY THOMSON

    Selected readings from the third book in the Barney Thomson series.
    After a year on the run, Barney returns to society:
    he fails in an attempt to hand himself into the police
    finds a job at a barbershop
    and outlines his iconic idea for a whisky advert featuring the Teletubbies.

    • 21 min
    SEE THAT MY GRAVE IS KEPT CLEAN

    SEE THAT MY GRAVE IS KEPT CLEAN

    Readings from the fourth book in the DS Hutton crime series, in which Hutton dreams about crows jabbing at his brains, has to interview a man whose neighbours are performing exhibitionist sex acts for his benefit, and relates a tale of being caught drinking wine up the graveyard, while chatting to the dead.

    • 20 min
    COLD CUTS

    COLD CUTS

    Human flesh turns up in a sandwich shop in excerpts from COLD CUTS, the first book in the Pereira & Bain crime series. A series so short it only has two books in it, and so therefore isn't really a series at all.

    • 20 min
    SCENES FROM THE BARBERSHOP FLOOR, VOLUME 2 / 2

    SCENES FROM THE BARBERSHOP FLOOR, VOLUME 2 / 2

    Further readings from the second Barbershop Floor collection, including the Schrödinger cut, the Rzeszów Covenant, and Shag, Marry, Get The Fuck Out Of Dodge - The Best Bond Villains Rated.

    • 25 min

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