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Lin Anderson


Scotland

Lin Anderson was born in Greenock of Scottish and Irish parents. A graduate of both Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities, she has lived in many different parts of Scotland and also spent five years working in the African bush. A teacher of Mathematics and Computing, she began her writing career four years ago. Her first film, Small Love, which was broadcast on STV, was nominated for TAPS writer of the year award 2001. Her African short stories have been published in the 10th Anniversary Macallan collection and broadcast on BBC Radio Four.
 

Genres: Mystery, Children's Fiction
 
New and upcoming books
August 2024

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Whispers of the Dead
(Rhona MacLeod, book 18)
Series
Rhona MacLeod
   0.5. Blood Red Roses (2006)
   1. Driftnet (2003)
   2. Torch (2004)
   3. Deadly Code (2005)
   4. Dark Flight (2007)
   5. Easy Kill (2008)
   6. Final Cut (2009)
   7. The Reborn (2010)
   8. Picture Her Dead (2011)
   9. Paths of the Dead (2014)
   10. The Special Dead (2015)
   11. None but the Dead (2016)
   12. Follow the Dead (2017)
   13. Sins of the Dead (2018)
   14. Time for the Dead (2019)
   15. The Innocent Dead (2020)
   16. The Killing Tide (2021)
   17. The Wild Coast (2023)
   18. Whispers of the Dead (2024)
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Blaze Dog Detective (with Donald McKay)
   1. The Magic Flag Mystery (2020)
   2. The Dinosaur Mystery (2021)
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Novels
   The Party House (2022)
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Collections
   Crimespotting (2009) (with others)
   Shattered (2009) (with others)
   Saving Mr Ugwu (2013)
   Bloody Scotland (2017) (with others)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Dead Close (2011)
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Non fiction show
 
Lin Anderson recommends
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The March Fallen (2020)
(Gereon Rath, book 5)
Volker Kutscher
"Gritty and gripping: Kutscher is a master historical noir."
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Clearing The Dark (2019)
(Dania Gorska, book 2)
Hania Allen
"Captivating characters and an intriguing plot. A great new find for crime fans."
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Seek (2017)
Anthony O'Neill
"A strange and wondrous tale - beautifully told."

More recommendations 


Anthologies containing stories by Lin Anderson
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Deadlier (2017)
100 of the Best Crime Stories Written by Women
edited by
Sophie Hannah
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The Mammoth Book of Best British Mysteries 8 (2011)
(The Mammoth Book of ...)
edited by
Maxim Jakubowski
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The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 8 (2011)
(The Mammoth Book of ...)
edited by
Maxim Jakubowski

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