'Sweaty, seedy fun' - Ian RankinA CRIME READERS ASSOCIATION Read of the MonthWhen Daniella Coulstoun's estranged mother Effie dies in Spain under suspicious circumstances, she feels it's her duty to fly out for the funeral.On arrival, Daniella is confronted by a dangerous group of expat misfits who claim that Effie stole huge sums of cash from them in a multi-million property scam. They want the money back and Daniella is on the hook for it.When a suspicious Spanish detective begins to probe Effie's death and a London gangster hears about the missing money, Daniella faces threats on every front. With no idea where the cash is and facing a seemingly impossible deadline, she quickly finds herself out of her depth and fighting for survival in a strange and terrifying world.
Here, Gordon Brown is writing as MorganCry. Gordon has written six crime thrillers to date, along with a number of short stories. He also helped found Bloody Scotland, Scotland's International Crime Writing Festival, is a DJ on local radio (www.pulseonair.co.uk) and runs a strategic planning consultancy. In a former life Gordon delivered pizzas in Toronto, sold non-alcoholic beer in the Middle East, launched a creativity training business, floated a high tech company on the London Stock Exchange, and compered the main stage at a two-day music festival. He lives in Scotland and is married with two children.
'A thoroughly enjoyable romp that draws you in and keeps you turning the page - builds steadily but unpredictably towards its conclusion. As the going gets increasingly tough, you find yourself really rooting for Daniella'
'A hugely entertaining, deftly told crime caper'
'A real roller coaster of a ride'
The Library Door
'Thirty-One Bones is a joy to read'
'Thirty One Bones starts with a bang and just keeps on shooting all the way through'
'It's full of humour and offers lots of great, grinning moments as well as being a super thrilling read'
'His books, I can guarantee, will keep you absorbed through every page'
'Brown may have left behind the dark alleyways of tartan noir for the hot streets of Spain, but he proves that it can be just as dangerous out in the sun, and that he can still make his readers sweat'
'A character-driven crime caper that steers clear of grit and sadism without ever feeling lightweight'
'A thoroughly entertaining, fast-moving and smirky crime caper. …A crime-laden romp, it is pure escapism'
'Morgan Cry takes us on a journey into a seedy ex-pat world in Spain … Riveting!'
'Sweaty, seedy fun'
'Fast, furious, and infinitely entertaining'
'Pacy, pulsating, and unputdownable'