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Ed James writes crime fiction novels, predominantly the SCOTT CULLEN series of police procedurals set in Edinburgh and the surrounding Lothians the first four are available now, starting with GHOST IN THE MACHINE which has been downloaded over 280,000 times and is currently free. BOTTLENECK (Cullen 5) is out on 17-Mar-14. He is currently developing two new series DI SIMON FENCHURCH and DS VICKY DODDS, set in London and Dundee respectively. 

Ed lives in the East Lothian countryside, 25 miles east of Edinburgh, with his girlfriend, six rescue moggies, two retired greyhounds, a flock of ex-battery chickens and rescue ducks across two breeds and two genders (though the boys dont lay eggs). While working in IT for a living, Ed wrote mainly on public transport but now writes full time.
 

Genres: Mystery
 

Series
DC Scott Cullen
   1. Ghost in the Machine (2012)
   2. Devil in the Detail (2012)
   3. Fire in the Blood (2013)
   4. Stab in the Dark (2013)
     aka Dyed in the Wool
   5. Cops and Robbers (2014)
     aka Bottleneck
   6. Liars and Thieves (2014)
     aka Windchill
   7. Cowboys and Indians (2015)
   8. Heroes and Villains (2018)
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DS Vicky Dodds
   1. Blood and Guts (2021)
   2. Snared (2015)
     aka Tooth and Claw
   3. Flesh and Blood (2020)
   4. Skin and Bone (2021)
   5. Guilt Trip (2022)
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Craig Hunter
   1. Missing (2016)
   2. Hunted (2017)
   3. The Black Isle (2019)
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Ed James recommends
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Dig Two Graves (2018)
(Solomon Gray, book 1)
Keith Nixon
"...deeply emotional, a dark rollercoaster ride."
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The Hike (2022)
Susi Holliday
"The Hike is a dark journey into the past and the future. Full of twists and shocking reveals, I loved the beautifully evocative landscape and the well-drawn characters."

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