A brutal home invasion shocks the nation. A man is murdered, his wife bound, gagged and left to watch.
but when detective Sam Shephard scratches the surface, the victim, a successful businessman, is not all he seems to be. And when the evidence points the two of Dunedin's most hated criminals, the case seems cut and dried... until the body count starts to rise.
Val McDermid's OUT OF BOUNDS a finalist in the McIlvanney Prize 2017
We're delighted to announce that Val McDermid's OUT OF BOUNDS is a finalist for the McIlvanney Prize 2017. The judges had this to say about it: 'The Queen of Scottish crime adds yet more jewels to her crown with Out of Bounds and shows us why she's writing at the very top of her game...Karen Pirie is one of the most engaging and charismatic of all the fictional Scottish Detectives'. The winner will be announced on Friday 8th September as part of Bloody Scotland. read more.