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Murder Most Scottish (1999) [Anthology]
by Doug Allyn Hugh B. Cave Basil Copper Arthur Conan Doyle Elizabeth Ferrars Antonia Fraser George Goodchild Edward D. Hoch James Hogg P.M. Hubbard Michael Innes Christopher N. Johnston Bill Knox Ian Rankin Rafael Sabatini Walter Scott Catherine Sinclair Guy N. Smith Robert Louis Stevenson Peter Turnbull Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Invoking a thorough understanding of history, folklore, landscape, and national character, this anthology explores the dark side of Scotland in 20 spirited tales of murder, mayhem, and mystery written by acclaimed writers of the past 200 years. With settings that range from Highland glens to modern urban cityscapes, each of these stories is a masterpiece of intrigue and detection. Classic fare such as The Two Drovers by Sir Walter Scott and The Body-Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson blend well with modern mysteries like Iceman by Peter Turnbull, The Case of the Parr Children by Antonia Fraser, or The Killing Game, a full-length novel by Bill Knox. Challenge your mind as you follow the investigations of Inspector Colin Thane, reporter Jemima Shore, and other great detectives of fiction devised by some of the cleverest literary talents ever assembled for a Scottish fling.


  • Introduction by Stefan Dziemianowicz
  • Dancing Bear by Doug Allyn
  • Vanishing Point by Hugh B. Cave
  • The Adventure of the Callous Colonel by Basil Copper
  • Our Midnight Visitor by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Dreadful Bell by Elizabeth Ferrars
  • The Case of the Parr Children by Antonia Fraser
  • McLean of Scotland Yard by George Goodchild
  • The Spy and the Healing Waters by Edward D. Hoch
  • The Cameronian Preacher's Tale by James Hogg
  • Leave It to the River by P.M. Hubbard
  • The Body in the Glen by Michael Innes
  • The Milnathort Murder by Christopher N. Johnston
  • The Killing Game by Bill Knox
  • Concrete Evidence by Ian Rankin
  • The Night of Kirk O'Field: The Murder of Darnley by Rafael Sabatini
  • The Two Drovers by Sir Walter Scott
  • The Murder Hole by Catherine Sinclair
  • Murder So Cool by Guy N. Smith
  • The Body-Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Iceman by Peter Turnbull
Edited by Stefan Dziemianowicz, Bob Adey, Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg.

Original title: Murder Most Scottish
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper

The following works are contained within this one:
     Body-Snatcher, the (1884) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
     Case of the Parr Children, the (1979) [Short Story]
      Author: Antonia Fraser
     Spy and the Healing Waters, the (1990) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward D. Hoch
     Dancing Bear, the (1994) [Short Story]
      Author: Doug Allyn

Edition #1: Murder Most Scottish

Murder Most Scottish (1999)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Martin H. Greenberg Edward D. Hoch Stefan Dziemianowicz
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Murder Most Scottish (1999)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books
ISBN: 0760711542
Pages: 556

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Murder Most Scottish (c.1999)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books
ISBN: 0760750467
Pages: 543

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