Wishing You an Unhappy Birthday

Taking a brief break from the hugely popular McRae novels, international bestseller Stuart MacBride is back with a brutal new standalone, Birthdays For the Dead. Detective Constable Ash Henderson is on the trail of vicious serial killer The Birthday Boy – only trouble is, his own daughter is one of the victims.


Stuart’s in conversation with journalist Anita Sethi this Saturday evening at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Tickets are just £10 – and if you haven’t been to one of Stuart’s events yet, you’re in for a treat…


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