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Craig Russell

Scotland (b.1956)

aka Christopher Galt

Craig Russell is a British-born novelist and short story writer. His Hamburg-set thriller series featuring detective Jan Fabel has been translated into 23 languages. Russell speaks fluent German and has a special interest in post-war German history. His books, particularly the Fabel series, tend to include historical or mythological themes.

Genres: Mystery, Historical Mystery
Dagger Awards Best Novel nominee (2007) : Brother Grimm
McIlvanney Prize Best Novel winner (2015) : The Ghosts of Altona
McIlvanney Prize Best Novel nominee (2017) : The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid

Craig Russell recommends
The Janus Run (2018)
Douglas Skelton
"Skelton really delivers with The Janus Run : the pace is relentless, the sense of place authentic, a story that draws you in and won't let go till the final page."
Black Reef (2018)
(Angus McKinnon, book 3)
Nick Elliott
"Fast-paced and intelligent...thriller writing of the highest calibre."

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