The Good Son, which was shortlisted for Best Debut Novel by the Private Eye Writers of America – set in the Scottish city of Dundee, as well as several short stories that have appeared in various magazines and anthologies, including Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine. While known for crime fiction, he has dabbled in SF and horror
A bookseller for over ten years, Russel became a full-time writer in 2014. He has performed freelance editorial work for publishers and authors across a variety of genres including SF/F, crime and thrillers. He regularly writes book reviews and author interviews for a variety of UK newspapers, including a regular crime fiction column for The Sunday Herald. Russel frequently chairs events for bookstores, libraries and festivals across Scotland and is one of the co-founders of Noir at the Bar Glasgow, a semi-regular literary event based upon a format that began in the US. More information about Russel can be found at www.russeldmcleanbooks.com.