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Douglas Skelton

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Douglas Skelton is a crime writer who specialises in fiction and non-fiction from the darker side of our world. His non-fiction charts the true life exploits of murderers, criminals and causes celebres. His fiction focuses on the underbelly of Glasgow Scotland's biggest, industrial and working-class city; with a history of tobacco barons, Victorian elegance, manufacturing, culture and... gangs. It's a hard but sentimental city. It's a city with a fierce and abiding heart.

Genres: Mystery
Douglas Skelton recommends
Bad Samaritan (2016)
(McBain, book 3)
Michael J Malone
"A slick thriller with a killer with a killer punch."
Breakers (2019)
Doug Johnstone
"Doug Johnstone’s books are what the phrase ‘no filler, all thriller’ was invented for. His no-nonsense style is tight and taut but still carries emotional depth. A tough, gritty and effective ride into the dark side of Edinburgh."

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