• Calum Maclean aime le travail bien fait. Et son job de tueur à gages n'a pas l'air de lui poser le moindre problème de conscience. En revanche, il est très attaché à son statut de freelance, un statut qui ne le lie à aucun gang en particulier. Aussi, quand Jamieson, un boss de la mafia locale, lui demande d'éliminer un dealer sans envergure du nom de Lewis Winter, la seule chose qui lui importe c'est de sauvegarder cette liberté. Il le prend en filature avant de passer à l'action pour mener à bien sa mission. Malheureusement pour lui, Winter a récemment fait affaire avec un autre boss de Glasgow et son meurtre pourrait bien déclencher une guerre des gangs, dont Calum serait la première victime... Tandis que Zara Cope, petite amie de Lewis Winter et croqueuse de diamants intelligente et ambitieuse, a décidé de se servir du meurtre pour grimper les échelons, Calum devient lui-même une cible. Quant à la police, il lui sera difficile de démêler l'embrouille.
    Un thriller au ton distancié et ironique, au rythme soutenu et à la prose acérée, qui se joue des lois du genre et de la morale pour dérouter le lecteur, et donne vie à des personnages très convaincants.

  • Depuis que Jamieson, chef d'une des plus importantes mafias de Glasgow, est en prison, son territoire est l'objet de toutes les convoitises. Il a chargé Nate Colgan, le plus respecté des cogneurs de la ville, de veiller à la sécurité de l'organisation et de garder un oeil sur un malfrat anglais fraîchement débarqué qui semble vouloir se tailler une part du gâteau. Quand un dealer de Jamieson est assassiné, les soupçons se portent sur le nouveau venu et l'organisation lui déclare la guerre. Mais avec le patron derrière les barreaux, tout peut arriver. Et Nate Colgan sent que quelque chose se trame... D'autant que cette garce de Zara Cope est de retour en ville. Dans quel but? Revoir la fille qu'elle a eue avec lui? Récupérer son argent? Colgan ne peut pas lui faire confiance : toxique, trop jolie, et beaucoup plus dangereuse qu'il n'y paraît. Le seul à penser la même chose que lui est Fisher, un flic opiniâtre qui fourre son nez partout. Pas vraiment rassurant...

  • Franck, tueur à gages depuis quarante ans, reprend du service après trois mois d'absence. Son patron, Jamieson, lui a offert une nouvelle hanche. Franck est chargé d'éliminer Scott, un petit vendeur de drogues qui marche sur les plates-bandes de Jamieson. Une suite de petites erreurs pourrait profiter à Fischer, l'inspecteur investi de l'enquête.

  • "Être consciencieux et prendre son boulot de tueur à gages avec le même sérieux que n'importe quel travail ne vous protège pas du dégoût. Depuis qu'il a dû éliminer Frank MacLeod, Calum reste le seul homme de main de Peter Jamieson et cela ne lui convient pas. D'ailleurs, sa décision est prise: à l'occasion de sa prochaine mission il va se faire la belle. En douceur, sans trop de casse. Mais dans le monde du crime organisé, la douceur n'est pas de mise. La seule issue possible serait-elle encore et toujours la violence? Le troisième et dernier volet d'une trilogie déjà mythique."

  • The incredible standalone novel from the award-winning author of The Glasgow TrilogyLonglisted for the CWA Steel Dagger for Best Thriller 2015There's nothing so terrifying as money. . .Two friends, Alex Glass and Oliver Peterkinney, look for work and for escape from their lives spent growing up on Glasgow's most desperate fringes. Soon they will become involved in one of the city's darkest and most dangerous trades. But while one rises quickly up the ranks, the other will fall prey to the industry's addictive lifestyle and ever-spiralling debts.Meanwhile, the three most powerful rivals in the business - Marty Jones, ruthless pimp; Potty Cruickshank, member of the old guard; and Billy Patterson, brutal newcomer - vie for prominence. And now Peterkinney, young and darkly ambitious, is beginning to make himself known . . .Before long, violence will spill out onto the streets, as those at the top make deadly attempts to out-manoeuvre one another for a bigger share of the spoils. Peterkinney and Glass will find themselves at the very centre of this war; and as the pressure builds, each will find their actions - and inactions - coming back to haunt them. But it is those they love who will suffer most . . .From the award-winning author of the Glasgow Trilogy, The Night the Rich Men Burned is a novel for our times, and Malcolm Mackay's most ambitious work to date.

  • From the award-winning author of The Glasgow Trilogy, comes Every Night I Dream of Hell, a dark and thrilling Glaswegian crime drama.Longlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year 2016Nate Colgan: a violent man; 'smart muscle' for the Jamieson organization. Someone to be afraid of. But now, with its most powerful individuals either dead or behind bars, things within the Jamieson organization are beginning to shift. When Nate, long working on the fringes of the business, is reluctantly appointed its new 'security consultant', he can little imagine how things are about to unravel . . . It begins with an execution, a message; and soon the various factions within the organization are sent into chaos. But out of the confusion comes one clear fact: a new group has arrived in Glasgow, and in their quest for power they are prepared to ignite a war. But who is behind the group? And why has the calculating Zara Cope - the mother of Nate's child - suddenly appeared back in town? Meanwhile DI Fisher, buoyed by his recent successes in finally jailing some of the city's most notorious criminals, is prowling on the edges of these latest battles, looking for his chance to strike before all hell breaks loose . . . A dark and thrilling Glasgow crime drama from the award-winning author, in Every Night I Dream of Hell Malcolm Mackay takes us deep into a world of violence, fear and double-crossing that grips until the final page has been turned.

  • He has to clear thoughts of Joanne and thoughts of the past out of his mind. He has to think about himself, his situation. Think about the next hour. The last thirty-two years don't matter; whatever remains of the rest of his life doesn't matter. It's the next hour. In that hour, everything will be decided.Usman Kassar is comfortable in his older brother's shadow, for now. Staying off the radars of the big players lets him plan big scores with little danger of detection. But dangerous jobs will get you noticed, whether you want them to or not. Martin Sivok is a gunman without a target. An outsider in a new city who doesn't know how to make a fresh start. But when you desperately need doors to start opening, someone like Usman might just persuade you to pull at the wrong handle - like the one that opens a safe full of dirty money. Dirty money that the Jamieson organization, one of the most dangerous criminal outfits in town, wants back.Any job can have brutal consequences when it threatens the reputation of Nate Colgan. Nate can't help being frightening; a man with darkness inside him. As the reluctant 'security consultant' for a fracturing criminal organization, he knows that unless he recovers the stolen money quickly, much more than his livelihood will be on the line. But if you've been forced into a job that you know could be your ending, how hard will you fight to keep it?A multi-layered, humane and unnerving portrait of gangland Glasgow, For Those Who Know the Ending is the gripping new novel from the award-winning Malcolm Mackay.

  • A twenty-nine-year-old man lives alone in his Glasgow flat. The telephone rings; a casual conversation, but behind this a job offer. The clues are there if you know to look for them. He is an expert. A loner. Freelance. Another job is another job, but what if this organisation wants more? A meeting at a club. An offer. A brief. A target: Lewis Winter. Its hard to kill a man well. People who do it well know this. People who do it badly find out the hard way. The hard way has consequences. An arresting, gripping novel of dark relationships and even darker moralities, The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter introduces a remarkable new voice in crime fiction. The sequel How A Gunman Says Goodbye will follow soon . . .

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