Sandstone Press

Fixed Odds by William McIntyre

RRP: £7.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN: ​9781912240722​
Publication Date: 04/07/2019
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Fixed Odds
A Robbie Munro Thriller

William McIntyre

George ‘Genghis’ McCann has stolen – and lost – a priceless masterpiece. Snooker champion Oscar ‘The Showman’ Bowman is charged with betting fraud.

With a second baby on the way, and promises of great rewards if he wins Bowman’s case and recovers the painting, defence lawyer Robbie Munro has never been so tempted to fix the odds in his favour.


William McIntyre

William McIntyre portrait

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...

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‘Refreshing and compelling… Very highly recommended!’
-Denzil Meyrick

‘Pithy humour is something McIntyre does well and this book is no exception. It’s another tale involving the sometimes hapless lawyer Robbie Munro, with larger than life characters and a great story-line with a nice twist.’
-Scots Magazine

‘Yet another terrific outing for Robbie Munro... Fast paced and witty. ’
-The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland

‘A goodly dose of murder and mayhem, spiced with a dig or three at the establishment (‘the system’) and an articulated lorry load of humour. Exciting, entertaining – fun, fun, fun.’
-NB Magazine

‘A realistic picture of criminal defence as well as an amusing commentary on an advocate only too prone to moral infirmity’
-Crime Review

‘A great read... With humour and a good helping of breath-holding we follow Munro as he negotiates the complexities of preparing a case for a less than willing client and the emerging carnage surrounding the mystery of the missing masterpiece.’
-Undiscovered Scotland

‘A perfectly crafted Tartan Noir with mixed layers of hilarious moments and dangerous times intertwined in the every-day life of a one-of-a-kind lawyer!’
-Meggy Roussel, Chocolate 'n' Waffles blog

‘Gripping, funny, one hell of a read and I am adding it to my list of contenders for my top ten reads of the year.’
-Lost in the Land of Books blog

‘Quick paced, funny and fresh.’
-CharleneJess blog

‘A quick, funny and interesting read’
-BooksKatLikes blog

‘would definitely recommend to readers who enjoy defence lawyer protagonists! I’ll be off to pick up some of the early books myself!’
-GNTxReads blog

‘A legal thriller that is full of wit and larger-than-life characters to delight the reader. An entertaining legal mystery with a darker core, this is another winner in the Munro series.’
-Live and Deadly blog

‘ I just adored everything about Fixed Odds.’
-Whispering Stories blog

‘A lot of fun.It offers a fine mix of investigative thriller and courtroom drama, with plenty of dark humour thrown in.’
-Brown Flopsy's Book Burrow blog

‘An excellent legal thriller.’
-Alex J Books blog

‘A really fun crime thriller’
-The Caffeinated Reader blog

‘Very entertaining. It was laugh out loud funny.’
-Portobello Book Blog

‘A mixture of a legal defence plot, unsavoury Scottish characters and this was all stirred up with dark Scottish humour and great characters.’
-Chocolate Pages blog

-Shan Ellis Williams blog

‘This tense, thrilling legal novel will keep you hooked. Fans of Steve Cavanagh will enjoy this series of books.’
-Books Behind the Title blog

‘A great portrayal of the justice system in Scotland by an intelligent, witty legal thriller writer.’
-Books, Tea and Me blog

‘Full of dark humour, this is an entertaining story of deceit and lies, with a fascinating lead character who you can’t help but fall in love with.’
-Cal Turner Reviews blog