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Title:
The gathering dark / James Oswald.
ISBN:
9781405925310
Publication Information:
[London, England] : Penguin Books, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
443, 6 pages ; 20 cm.
Abstract:
A truck driver loses control in central Edinburgh, ploughing into a crowded bus stop and spilling his vehicle's toxic load. The consequences are devastating. DI Tony McLean witnesses the carnage. Taking control of the investigation, he soon realises there is much that is deeply amiss - and everyone involved seems to have something to hide. But as McLean struggles to uncover who caused the tragedy, a greater crisis develops: the new Chief Superintendent's son is missing, last seen in the area of the crash . . .
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Summary

A truck driver loses control in central Edinburgh, ploughing into a crowded bus stop and spilling his vehicle's toxic load. The consequences are devastating.

DI Tony McLean witnesses the carnage. Taking control of the investigation, he soon realises there is much that is deeply amiss - and everyone involved seems to have something to hide.

But as McLean struggles to uncover who caused the tragedy, a second crisis develops- the new Chief Superintendent's son is missing, last seen in the area of the crash...

Brilliantly plotted and utterly compelling, this is the gripping new novel in the bestselling Inspector McLean series.


Author Notes

James Oswald is the author of the Inspector McLean series of crime novels. The first seven, Natural Causes, The Book of Souls , The Hangman's Song , Dead Men's Bones , Prayer for the Dead , The Damage Done and Written in Bones are available as Penguin paperbacks and ebooks. He has also written an epic fantasy series, The Ballad of Sir Benfro , which is published by Penguin, as well as comic scripts and short stories.

In his spare time he runs a 350-acre livestock farm in north-east Fife, where he raises pedigree Highland Cattle and New Zealand Romney sheep.