James Oswald is the author of the Sunday Times bestselling Inspector McLean series of detective mysteries, as well as the new DC Constance Fairchild series. James's first two books, NATURAL CAUSES and THE BOOK OF SOULS, were both short-listed for the prestigious CWA Debut Dagger Award. AS COLD AS THE GRAVE is the ninth book in the Inspector Mclean Series. James farms Highland cows and Romney sheep by day, writes disturbing fiction by night.
The new Ian Rankin - Daily Record Creepy, gritty and gruesome - Sunday Telegraph Crime fiction's next big thing - Sunday Telegraph Oswald's writing is in a class above most - Daily Express Hugely enjoyable - Mirror Oswald is among the leaders in the new batch of excellent Scottish crime writers - Daily Mail