McIlvanney Prize 2019 – Scottish Crime Book of the Year Blog Tour @BloodyScotland #Lovebooks #Breakers @doug_johnstone @OrendaBooks

McIlvanney Prize 2019 ‘I went to Bloody Scotland and I was just knocked out….this event was so friendly, so supportive I was honestly overwhelmed’William McIlvanney – speaking on BBC Scotland, 2012 Three years ago the Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award was renamed the McIlvanney Prize in memory of William McIlvanney who is often…

Breakers by Doug Johnstone @doug_johnstone @OrendaBooks #BookReview

Breakers by Doug Johnstone Seventeen-year-old Tyler lives in one of Edinburgh’s most deprived areas. Coerced into robbing rich people’s homes by his bullying older siblings, he’s also trying to care for his little sister and his drug-addict mum. On a job, his brother Barry stabs a homeowner and leaves her for dead, but that’s just…