Books by Louise Welsh

Louise Welsh has published many short stories and articles. For many years she worked as a dealer in second-hand, out-of-print and antiquarian books. Her first novel - The Cutting Room - was a prize winning and hugely acclaimed best seller. She lives in G


THE BULLET TRICK by Louise Welsh
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 10, 2006

"An eerie but underfed whodunit."
In the sleazier corners of Berlin, London and Glasgow, a down-on-his-luck magician sorts out two killings—and his obsession with a femme fatale—in Welsh's follow-up to her debut, The Cutting Room (2003). Read full book review >
TAMBURLAINE MUST DIE by Louise Welsh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2005

"Despite the catchy title, the thin plot will disappoint readers looking for the generic pleasures of the historical mystery. What they'll find instead is a pitiless rendering of an Elizabethan celebrity culture in which each celebrity survives by unceasingly attacking all the others."
The last feverish week in the life of Christopher Marlowe, dramatist, informant and spy. Read full book review >
THE CUTTING ROOM by Louise Welsh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 19, 2003

"Strange amorous encounters underscore the dissolute Rilke's appeal, but the reasons for his dogged sleuthing remain a mystery, making him a shadowy figure as frustrating as he is fascinating to observe."
A debut crime novel with aspirations, featuring a quintessential flawed hero, a smart and morally ambivalent gay Glaswegian auctioneer. Read full book review >