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Bad Debt

Robbie Munro Thriller #6

William McIntyre

Bad Debt by William McIntyre

Longlisted for the McIlvanney Prize for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year 2021

Defence Lawyer Robbie Munro’s wife has been stalked by a witness in a trial she is prosecuting. When the stalker is killed and Robbie is charged with murder his friends are only too willing to come up with schemes to prove his innocence. In the end though, will it be his enemies who make the difference?

RRP: £7.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781913207304
Publication Date: 22/10/2020
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William McIntyre
William McIntyre is a partner in Scotland’s oldest law firm Russel + Aitken, specialising in criminal defence. William has been instructed in many interesting and high-profile cases over the years...


‘A deft slice of Caledonian crime.’

The Times

‘A cracking crime novel.’

Scottish Field

‘Bad Debt is deftly plotted and stylishly written... original, entertaining and ultimately heart warming stuff.’

Paul Burke, NB Magazine

‘Bad Debt is a really entertaining read, fast paced with plenty of twists and suspense along the way.’

Portobello Book Blog

‘Bad Debt is a hugely enjoyable read. A clever thriller with some wholly unexpected twists. Robbie Munro is a wickedly engaging lead character.’

Grab This Book blog

‘An immensely enjoyable and fast paced novel, this hearty slice of Caledonian crime fiction will keep you guessing until the final pages.’

Linlithgow Community Magazine

‘I can’t remember the last time I enjoyed reading a crime novel so much... a hugely entertaining legal thriller. Definitely a 5/5 for me.’

Kath V Books blog

‘An intelligently crafted thriller that will not only make you laugh throughout, but satisfy any legal beagles or crime fiction fans. A cracking read and highly recommended.’

Alex J Book Reviews

‘Very sharp, funny and a great read.’

Heather, NetGalley

‘Is he Scotland's answer to John Grisham? Actually, in my opinion he's better. Much better.’

Robin, NetGalley

‘Fun, with trouble, double crosses and political intrigue all playing their part.’

Elaine, NetGalley

‘Fantastically written, with plenty of humor as well as numerous twists and turns.’

Victoria, NetGalley

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The McIlvanney Prize for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year 2021

We are delighted to see William McIntyre's latest Robbie Munro Thriller, Bad Debt, on the longlist for the Bloody Scotland McIlvanney Prize for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year!Forever...

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