EXCITING NEWS! Alex has written a short story ebook prequel to her brilliant Detective Lorimer series. It’s called The Bank Job and it’s available for pre-order now at only 99p (published 19/02/15).
Meet Detective William Lorimer, the star of author Alex Gray’s bestselling Glasgow-set crime series.
The Bank Job is a gripping 3,000 word short story that reveals the dramatic event that inspired the young William Lorimer to become a policeman. Alex Gray’s acclaimed series brings Glasgow to vivid life in all its grit and glory and this story is the perfect introduction to her winsome detective, as well as a treat for all fans of the series.
Praise for Alex Gray’s Lorimer series:
‘Brings Glasgow to life in the same way Ian Rankin evokes Edinburgh’ Daily Mail
‘Gray is the new master of Scottish crime writing’ Scottish Daily Express
‘Cracking storylines and well-rounded relationships’ Daily Record
‘A gritty, fast-paced read’ Sun
Want to come and meet Alex and hear her talk about her new book, Keep the Midnight Out? There are several March events lined up. Details below:
10-12pm: Talk and signing at Bothy Book Festival, Portsoy.
Salmon Bothy, Portsoy
Tel: 01261 843891
6.30pm: Launch for Keep the Midnight Out
Waterstones, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3EW
Tel: 0141 332 9105
1.00pm Book signing at Waterstones, Braehead Shopping Centre
Kings Inch Road
Renfrew G51 4BP
Tel: 0141 885 9333
6.30-8.00pm Talk and signing at Blackwell’s Bookshop, Edinburgh
52-63 Bridge Street
Edinburgh EH1 1YS
Tel: 0131 622 8222
7.00pm Talk and signing at Waterstones, Newton Mearns
38 Avenue Centre
Glasgow G77 6EY
Tel: 0141 616 3933
In April, Alex will also be visiting the Isle of Mull, as the island plays an important part in Keep the Midnight Out. She will also be attending the Aye Write Festival in Glasgow. Further details will be posted to the festival website: http://www.ayewrite.com/
We have some more events news for Alex:
On August the 8th at 1pm, Alex will be appearing at Fringe by the Sea at St Andrew Blackadder Church, St Andrew Street, North Berwick, EH39 4NU: http://www.fringebythesea.co.uk/events/alex-gray/
We can also now confirm the details of Alex’s appearance at the Tidelines Festival, Largs. Alex will appear with fellow crime author Lin Anderson on August 30th at 7.30. Tickets are available www.tidelinesbookfest.com.
We’re very excited to reveal a brand new cover for the paperback of Alex Gray’s latest novel, The Bird That Did Not Sing.
Drum roll please . . .The paperback edition will be available from 11th September 2014 in the UK.
We’re delighted to announce details of Alex Gray’s appearance at the Edinburgh International Book Festival to discuss her brilliant new novel, The Bird That Did Not Sing. She will be joined by Norwegian crime writing sensation Gunnar Staalesen, who will be discussing his latest thriller, Cold Hearts.
Sunday 10th August 2014, 6:45pm – 7:45pm
Royal Bank of Scotland Garden Theatre
For more details and to buy tickets, visit www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on/alex-gray-gunnar-staalesen