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The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid

(2016)
(The fifth book in the Lennox series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
McIlvanney Prize Best Novel (nominee)
'Tough, uncompromising and insightful . . . Russell has brilliantly captured post-war Glasgow and the vulnerability of those left to pick up the pieces' Michael Robotham

'A crime story that transcends the genre. . .This is storytelling at its very best!' Michael Connelly

Glasgow, 1953: the war may be over but the battle for the streets is just beginning. Three crime bosses control the murky streets, but a small-scale con is trying to invade their territory. The balance is shifting. Lennox, a hard man in a hard city at a hard time, finds himself caught in the middle - a dangerous place to be.

One night, a body is discovered on the road, his head mashed to pulp, and Lennox is in the frame for murder. The only way of proving his innocence is to solve the crime - but he'll have to dodge men more deadly than Glasgow's crime bosses before he gets any answers.

The first in a unique and memorable crime series, Lennox is gritty, fast-paced, mordantly funny and totally compelling.

Praise for award-winning writer Craig Russell:

'Another brilliantly sharp, witty and tough take on a hard city at a hard time . . . a former cop, Russell is Britain's rising crime-writing star'Daily Mirror

'Through his humorous lens, time and place become razor-sharp ...
The lightness of touch is a breath of fresh air in this most crowded of genres . . . This is tartan neo-noir at its most entertaining'Sunday Herald



Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A great writer at the top of his game." - Peter James


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Hardback Editions

August 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid: Lennox 5
Author(s): Craig Russell
ISBN: 1-78087-488-X / 978-1-78087-488-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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Paperback Editions

September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid (Lennox)
Author(s): Craig Russell
ISBN: 1-4721-3098-7 / 978-1-4721-3098-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


February 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid: Lennox 5
Author(s): Craig Russell
ISBN: 1-78087-491-X / 978-1-78087-491-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


August 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid: Lennox 5
Author(s): Craig Russell
ISBN: 1-78087-489-8 / 978-1-78087-489-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

August 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid: Lennox 5
Author(s): Craig Russell
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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August 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid: Lennox 5
Author(s): Craig Russell
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon AU   


August 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid: Lennox 5
Author(s): Craig Russell
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid (Lennox Book 5)
Author(s): Craig Russell
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU