Books by James Oswald

PRAYER FOR THE DEAD by James Oswald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"Yet another police procedural on steroids, a case made even more bizarre by Oswald's trademark hints of the supernatural; impossible to put down."
Several seemingly unrelated Edinburgh murders just need a little creative thinking to link them. Read full book review >
DEAD MEN'S BONES by James Oswald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Oswald's fourth (House of Silence, 2016, etc.) is a house of horrors that adds an above-par mystery to the usual supernatural touches."
A Scottish police officer is handed a case he's not supposed to solve. Read full book review >
THE HANGMAN'S SONG by James Oswald
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Tony's third (The Book of Souls, 2014, etc.) reads like a police procedural with supernatural overtones. Despite plenty of red herrings and clever twists, the villain isn't that hard to identify."
DI Tony McClean may think his life is in turmoil, but it's about to get worse. Read full book review >
THE BOOK OF SOULS by James Oswald
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2014

"The violence and supernatural touches may put some readers off this sequel (Natural Causes, 2012, not reviewed), but Oswald's detective gives John Rebus a run for his money in this noirish page-turner."
Not even the death of an infamous serial killer brings closure to the detective who brought him to justice. Read full book review >