Mackay’s FOR THOSE WHO KNOW THE ENDING is featured in this week’s giveaway May11

Mackay’s FOR THOSE WHO KNOW THE ENDING is fe...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page are pleased giving away copies of FOR THOSE WHO KNOW THE ENDING by Malcolm Mackay   Martin Sivok is in trouble. Tied to a chair, plastic strips biting his wrists, inside a deserted warehouse. . . There are only so many ways this scenario can end, most of them badly. For now his best hope is figuring out who put him here–and staying conscious long enough to confront them. To stay awake he reviews the past year of his life: evading the law in the Czech Republic by running to Glasgow, settling into a borderline respectable relationship with his landlady, and getting back into...

Mackay’s EVERY NIGHT I DREAM OF HELL is this week’s giveaway Jul21

Mackay’s EVERY NIGHT I DREAM OF HELL is this...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page, are giving away copies of EVERY NIGHT I DREAM OF HELL by Malcolm Mackay “Don’t pick up a Mackay book unless you’ve got spare time. They’re habit-forming.” –New York Times From the award-winning author of The Glasgow Trilogy comes EVERY NIGHT I DREAM OF HELL, a dark and thrilling Glaswegian crime drama. Nate Colgan would be the first to admit that his violent reputation makes him very good at his job–and bad at everything else. After eighteen years spent working on the sidelines of Glasgow’s criminal underworld, there’s no question...

Power Jun17

Power

Power, money and respect. In the world of organised crime these are the end goals that people pursue, but they are not equal and they don’t walk hand in hand. In crime fiction we’ve spent countless words picking apart and examining the guts of that triangle, as well as how the three sides connect. As with any industry you can have respect without wealth or influence; a hardworking and likable person can be broadly admired without ever rising to consequence just as a rich person can be considered profoundly lazy and hatefully stupid. Respect and money are independent of each other and transient and chased only by those who fail to see the...

Greed Is God

Greed stalks desperation. The desire to exploit can slither down through the cracks and find people hidden from sight and in the greatest need. In an industry driven by greed, the desperate are fodder. That moment, where greed finally catches up with desperation, is where so much great crime fiction resides. The heist happens because characters like Richard Stark’s Parker are greedy. Parker wants to live an easy life on his terms, long spells between jobs where he doesn’t have to worry about money, and so he steals. Any target is acceptable, so long as it’s profitable. He is a man prepared to kill and kill again to achieve this, inured to...

The latest from Malcolm Mackay, John Hart are featured in this week’s giveaway May27

The latest from Malcolm Mackay, John Hart are feat...

This week,  Crimespree magazine, in conjunction with Friday Reads Facebook page, is offering you a chance to win copies of THE NIGHT THE RICH MEN BURNED by Malcolm Mackay and REDEMPTION ROAD by John Hart (audiobook) THE NIGHT THE RICH MEN BURNED “Malcolm Mackay has already caused a sensation in the crime-fiction world, and it’s easy to see why.” –Seattle Times “Malcolm Mackay has created his own world.” –The Sunday Times [UK] Oliver Peterkinney and Alex Glass, two friends from Glasgow’s desperate fringes, become involved in one of the city’s darkest and most dangerous trades: debt...