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Chris Brookmyre

(Christopher Brookmyre)
Scotland (b.1968)

Chris Brookmyre was a journalist before becoming a full time novelist with the publication of Quite Ugly One Morning. Since writing A Big Boy Did it and Ran Away, he and his family decided to move away from Aberdeen and now live near Glasgow.

Genres: Mystery, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel winner (2006) : All Fun and Games Until Somebody Loses an Eye
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel nominee (2009) : A Snowball in Hell
Dagger Awards Best Book nominee (2016) : Black Widow

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Twelve Step Fandango (2003)
(Martin Brock, book 1)
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"As vivid and convincing as I've read. No one can be trusted... the only certainty is betrayal."
Tombstoning (2006)
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"Seductive and thrilling."
The Ruin (2018)
(Cormac Reilly, book 1)
Dervla McTiernan
"THE RUIN is as convincing as it is multi-layered, as compelling as it is complex . . . Dervla is a future star of the genre."
Take Me In (2018)
Sabine Durrant
"A seductive descent into paranoia and claustrophobia that coils around you like a snake and squeezes until you are breathless."

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