Christopher Brookmyre has written a great number of books, not always to a wide audience but to a very loyal one. He is probably best known as working in what is called the “Tartan noir” genre. Arguably, his recently introduced Jasmine Sharp series set in his native Scotland --- consisting of WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED from 2012 and the newly published (in the United States) WHEN THE DEVIL DRIVES --- does not fit neatly into that classification. Still, that is no reason for Brookmyre’s fanbase to turn away from him.
The elements that have attracted readers to Brookmyre