As part of Aye Write Glasgow 2021: Louise Welsh Introduces... Crime Debuts

Christina Sweeney-Baird, Greg Buchanan,
Allie Reynolds, Rahul Raina, Saima Mir and DV Bishop

Louise Welsh, author of The Cutting Room amd The Plague Times Trilogy introduces some of the finest new writers in crime fiction - featuring: Christina Sweeney-Baird (The End of Men), Greg Buchanan (Sixteen Horses), Allie Reynolds (Shiver),  Rahul Raina (How To Kidnap The Rich), Saima Mir (The Khan) and DV Bishop (City of Vengeance).

*This event is will be available to watch for three weeks after the broadcast date to accommodate different time zones.


'A once-in-a-generation crime thriller.'  A.A.Dhand, author of Streets of Darkness

‘Mir offers us a fascinating glimpse into a world rarely portrayed in fiction, as Jia’s opponents, both inside and outside the family, start to learn that they underestimate her at their peril.’ Guardian, best crime and thrillers

‘Intense drama. The information  she  imparts  is  often  eye-popping... This impressive debut reveals a world in which monsters exist “in the guise of friends and behind smiling faces”. It is a considerable achievement.’ Times, best crime fiction

‘Bold, addictive and brilliant.’ Stylist, best fiction 2021

'Compelling and gritty.' Cosmopolitan

'Authentic, immersive and powerful.' Will Dean, author of the Tuva Moodyson mysteries