Authors > Douglas Skelton
Douglas Skelton, shortlisted for Scottish Crime Book of the Year 2016, is a writer who specialises in the darker side of things: he’s a former journalist who has published eleven true crime books. In 2011 he made the leap to writing crime fiction, beginning with the hugely successful series of Davie McCall thrillers and continuing with the Dominic Queste series: The Dead Don’t Boogie and Tag – You’re Dead. His latest thriller, The Janus Run, is NYC noir at its finest.
Books by Douglas Skelton
The Dead Don’t Boogie
“If you like your humour black and your detective novels hard boiled, this is a cut above the rest.” Ther...
Tag – You’re Dead
“A thoroughly gripping whodunit that shows just how darkly humorous Tartan Noir can become: and how genuine...
The Janus Run
“This is brilliant-black-diamond hard writing. The reawakening of Coleman Lang after the murder of his girl...
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