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Christopher Brookmyre

Biography

Christopher Brookmyre

Christopher Brookmyre is the author of the acclaimed and internationally bestselling series featuring Jasmine Sharp and Catherine McLeod. He has won many awards for his work, including the Critics' First Blood Award, the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize, and the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award.

Christopher Brookmyre

Books by Christopher Brookmyre

by Christopher Brookmyre - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Diana Jager is a skilled surgeon and fierce campaigner via her blog about sexism in medicine. Yet it takes only hours for her life to crumble when her personal details are released on the internet as revenge for her writing. Then she meets Peter. He is kind, generous and knows nothing about her past. Within six months, they are married. Within six more, Peter is dead in a road accident. Peter's sister, Lucy, tasks rogue reporter Jack Parlabane with discovering the dark truth behind the woman the media is calling the Black Widow. Still on the mend from a turbulent divorce, Jack's investigation into matters of the heart takes him to hidden places no one should ever have to go.

by Christopher Brookmyre - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Sam Morpeth has had to grow up way too fast. Left to fend for a younger sister with learning difficulties when their mother goes to prison, she is forced to watch her dreams of university evaporate. But Sam learns what it is to be truly powerless when a stranger begins to blackmail her online. Meanwhile, reporter Jack Parlabane seems to have finally gotten his career back on track with a job at a flashy online news start-up, but his success has left him indebted to a volatile source on the wrong side of the law. Now that debt is being called in, and it could cost him everything. Thrown together by a common enemy, Sam and Jack are about to discover they have more in common than they realize --- and might be each other's only hope.

by Christopher Brookmyre - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Famous, beautiful and talented, Heike Gunn has the world at her feet. Then, one day, she simply vanishes. Meanwhile, journalist Jack Parlabane has lost everything: his career, his marriage, his self-respect. A call for help from an old friend offers a chance for redemption --- but only if he can find out what happened to Heike. Pursued by those who would punish him for past crimes, Parlabane enters the secret-filled world of Heike’s band, Savage Earth Heart, whose members each seem to be hiding something. He must dredge up old secrets to find Heike before it’s too late.

by Christopher Brookmyre - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Set in the disturbing underworld of Glasgow, BRED IN THE BONE is the third novel in Christopher Brookmyre’s series featuring private investigator Jasmine Sharp and Detective Superintendent Catherine McLeod. As one battles her demons and the other chases her ghosts, these two very different detectives will ultimately confront the secrets that have entangled both of their fates since before Jasmine was even born.

by Christopher Brookmyre - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

A woman hires Jasmine Sharp to find her younger sister, an assignment that takes her back into the world of professional theater. Meanwhile, Detective Superintendent Catherine McLeod is called to the scene of a murder in the Highlands. Following a theatrical outdoor performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream, a prominent figure in the Scottish arts community is shot dead. As their investigations intertwine, it becomes evident that both cases are far more convoluted and dangerous than anticipated.

by Christopher Brookmyre - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Small-time heroin dealer Jai McDiarmid turns up dead, and because he had countless enemies, Detective Superintendent Catherine McLeod doesn't know where to start investigating. Out-of-work actress Jasmine Sharp is doing her best to be a private investigator, but her mentor has disappeared and it looks like his disappearance could be connected to Jai's death. Now, Catherine and Jasmine must team up to solve the mystery.