Stuart MacBride

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Stuart MacBride
Stuart MacBride 2019.jpg
Born (1969-02-27) 27 Februar 1969 (age 52)
Dumbairton, Scotland
ThriftNovelist
NaitionalityScots
GenreCrime / Sci-fi
Notable warksLogan McRae series
SpooseFiona MacBride
Wabsteid
www.stuartmacbride.com

Stuart MacBride is a Scots writer, maist weel-kent fur his crime thrillers set in the "Granite Ceety" o Aiberdeen an featurin Detective Sergeant Logan McRae. He bides in northeast Scotland wi his wife Fiona an thair cat Grendal.[1]

Biographie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Stuart MacBride wis born 27 Februar 1969 in Dumbairton, Scotland and upbrocht in Aiberdeen. He had mony careers, includin cleanin cludgies ooterly, graphic an wab design, an computer programmin.[2] He studied airchitectur at Heriot-Watt Varsity.[3]

MacBride siccart a furthsettin deal wi his novelle Halfhead; housomeiver, the publishers teuk an interest in Cold Granite, concernin DS Logan McRae. He wis subscrieved fur a threy-beuk deal, that wis stentit tae sax beuks. In 2009, he wis subscrieved fur twa mair MacRae novelles as weel as twa standalane beuks.[3] In a speir frae the Alibi telly channel, MacBride leetit R. D. Wingfield as a "literary inspiration".[4] MacBride's novelles, in parteecular his MacRae beuks, hae been descrievit as tairtan noir.[5]

MacBride wis ane o ten fowk furst addit tae the Aiberdeen Haw o Heroes[6] and wis crount Warld Stovies Champion in 2014. He wan Celebrity Mastermind in 2017 wi a speicialist subject on the life an wirks o A. A. Milne.[7]

Bibiliographie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Logan McRae novelles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 2005 - Cold Granite
  • 2006 - Dying Light
  • 2007 - Broken Skin (publisht in Americae as Bloodshot)
  • 2008 - Flesh House
  • 2009 - Blind Eye
  • 2010 - Dark Blood
  • 2011 - Shatter the Bones
  • 2012 - Partners in Crime (Twa Logan an Steel short stories: Bad Heir Day an Stramash)
  • 2013 - Close to the Bone
  • 2014 - The 45% Hangover (A Logan an Steel novella)
  • 2015 - 22 Dead Little Bodies (A Logan an Steel short novelle)
  • 2015 - The Missing and the Dead
  • 2016 - In the Cold Dark Ground
  • 2017 - Now We Are Dead
  • 2018 - The Blood Road
  • 2019 - All That's Dead

Oldcastle novelles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 2012 - Birthdays for the Dead
  • 2014 - A Song for the Dying
  • 2017 - A Dark so Deadly

Other works[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 2008 - Sawbones
  • 2009 - Halfhead
  • 2011 - Twelve Days of Winter (e-beuk; released in print in 2012)

Awairds[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wan

  • Barry Award fur Best First Novel, fur Cold Granite in 2006.[8]
  • CWA Dagger in the Library Awaird, 2007.[9]
  • ITV3 Crime Thriller Award fur Breakthrough Author of the Year, fur Broken Skin in 2008.[10]

Nominate

  • International Thriller Writers Awards, Best Debut Novel, fur Cold Granite in 2006.[11]
  • Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award, fur Cold Granite in 2006.[12]
  • Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award, fur Dying Light in 2007.[13]
  • Barry Award fur Best British Crime Novel, fur Dying Light in 1007.[8]
  • Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award, fur Broken Skin in 2009.[14]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Stuart MacBride". Love Reading. Retrieved 25 August 2007.
  2. Sova, Cathy. "New Faces 42 - Stuart MacBride". The Mystery Reader. Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 25 August 2007.
  3. a b Wanner, Len (2013). The Crime Interviews: Volume One: Bestselling Authors Talk About Writing Crime Fiction. Blasted Heath. p. 30. ISBN 978-1-908688-20-0.
  4. "Stuart MacBride interview". Alibi. Archived frae the original on 9 Julie 2016. Retrieved 9 Julie 2016.
  5. Forshaw, Barry (29 December 2015). "In the Cold Dark Ground, by Stuart MacBride - book review". The Independent. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  6. "Names chosen for city Hall of Heroes". BBC News. 27 Februar 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  7. Stephenson, Hannah (22 Apryle 2017). "The dark and light world of Stuart MacBride | Press and Journal". Press and Journal. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  8. a b "Barry Awards". Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine. Archived frae the original on 23 Apryle 2012. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2012.
  9. Hendry, Steve (9 Mey 2010). "Best-selling crime author Stuart MacBride on secrets of new novel". Sunday Mail. The Daily Record. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2012.
  10. Allen, Katie (6 October 2008). "Rankin and P D James pick up ITV3 awards". The Bookseller. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2012.
  11. "Thriller Awards - ThrillerFest". International Thriller Writers. Archived frae the original on 21 Februar 2012. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2012. Archived 2012-02-21 at the Wayback Machine
  12. Richardson, Anna (19 Juin 2007). "Brookmyre and MacBride on crime shortlist". The Bookseller. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2012.
  13. "North-east crime writer on shortlist for major award". Press and Journal. 26 Juin 2008. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2012.
  14. Flood, Alison (1 Juin 2009). "Theakstons rounds up 14 suspects on crime novel award shortlist | Books". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2012.