West End Edinburgh Branch
hardcover $29.95 ISBN: 1-930997-52-3
trade paper $15.95 ISBN: 1-930997-49-3
Dead of Winter.
Greaves is an armed robber whose professionalism is put to the
test when he discovers his wife has been sleeping with a fellow
gang-member. Robin plans the ultimate revenge, but things go from
bad to worse when the gang bungles a post office robbery, leaving
carnage in their wake. Suddenly they are stalked by the police,
sleazy private eyes, and a cold-blooded killer who may be the
only one not looking for a cut of the money.
lean and muscular crime caper with a seriously twisted dark side
was shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger in the UK. TWO-WAY SPLIT
is an explosive introduction to the raw talent of Allan Guthrie,
one of crime fiction's hottest new writers.
Ed Gorman: "This is a memorable and stunning
and pitch-perfect debut and one you should grab forthwith. I can't
remember a first novel this good in a long, long time."
Weinman: "The kind of noir novel that moves so fast
you can't keep up with the plot twists but forces you to think
about what's happening because everything fits together so perfectly."
Stella: "Guthrie nails the darker side with this
debut … a compelling read that leaves me wondering about
the fun a David Lynch might have with this story adapting it to
the silver screen."
"In the tradition of Irvine Welsh and Ian Rankin, Allan
Guthrie chronicles life in the underbelly of Edinburgh with
dazzling grace. TWO-WAY SPLIT is a hard-edged, fast paced
noir thriller with outstanding dialogue and plenty of unforgettable
bad guys. It's Scottish crime fiction with a unique American
McKIMMEY: "Nobody else out there is doing it like Allan
Guthrie. He's a great big plus to modern crime fiction."