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Lesley Kelly



Lesley Kelly has worked in the public and voluntary sectors for the past twenty years, dabbling in poetry and stand-up comedy along the way. She has won a number of writing competitions, including the Scotsman’s Short Story award in 2008. Her first novel, A Fine House in Trinity, was longlisted for the McIlvanney Prize.

Genres: Mystery
 
Awards
McIlvanney Prize Best Novel nominee (2016) : A Fine House in Trinity


Lesley Kelly recommends
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Bloody January (2017)
(Harry McCoy, book 1)
Alan Parks
"Set in 1970s Glasgow where violence is a language everyone speaks, Bloody January is a deliciously dark read. One to be read with the lights on and the doors locked, this book is a must-have for lovers of McIlvanney and all things noir."

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