Books by A.D. Scott

A KIND OF GRIEF by A.D.  Scott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Scott (The Low Road, 2014, etc.) skillfully uses the beauty of the Highlands as a backdrop for an entrancing mystery whose characters repeatedly and pleasurably upstage its action."
A woman's feelings of guilt over the death of someone she admired enmesh her in a dangerous search for the truth. Read full book review >
THE LOW ROAD by A.D.  Scott
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Scott (North Sea Requiem, 2013, etc.) incisively sets the middle-aged hero's struggle to come to terms with his life against the violence of a decaying city and the clean beauty of the Highlands."
A newspaper editor is torn between his present life in the Highlands of Scotland in the 1950s and his past as a hotshot reporter. Read full book review >
BENEATH THE ABBEY WALL by A.D.  Scott
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"The third installment in this fine character-driven series, set in the Highlands of 1957 (A Double Death on the Black Isle, 2011, etc.), expertly evokes an area struggling with a painful past as it seeks a better future."
A staff's attempts to bring the Highland Gazette up to modern standards are derailed by the death of one of their own. Read full book review >
A DOUBLE DEATH ON THE BLACK ISLE by A.D.  Scott
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"Set against the bleak beauty of the Highlands, Scott's second (A Small Death In a Great Glenn, 2010) continues to explore the slow transformation of Scotland from a highly ordered society while presenting a fine mystery with engaging characters."
Prejudice, class differences and murder meet on the Black Isle. Read full book review >
A SMALL DEATH IN THE GREAT GLEN by A.D.  Scott
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Aug. 3, 2010

"A rollicking, cozy escapade, too lighthearted to call Tartan noir."
In the 1950s, the murder of a boy shocks a Scottish town still reeling from the devastations of World War II and rife with resentment of outsiders. This is the first book in a suspense series set in the Scottish Highlands, where the author was born and raised. Read full book review >