Sandstone Press

Good News, Bad News by William McIntyre

RRP: £7.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781912240852
Publication Date: 17/09/2019

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Good News, Bad News
A Robbie Munro thriller

William McIntyre

Good news: Robbie’s client has won the lottery and wants Robbie to find her husband Freddy.

Bad news: Freddy is in hiding, having swindled local hard man Jake Turpie.

Can Robbie fix things so it’s all good news from now on?


William McIntyre

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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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‘Take a large measure of Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn in Adam’s Rib, add a plot that would knock John Grisham for six, season with a picaresque cast of supporting characters, garnish with one-liners that Frankie Boyle would kill for and you have a recipe for a page-turner of the highest quality. Good News, Bad News is the latest in real-life lawyer William McIntyre’s ‘Best Defence’ novels, and if I was a commissioning editor for one of our TV companies, I’d snap up the rights double quick. I’ve no doubt they could easily become the most popular crime series since Taggart.’
-Alex Norton

‘Written with an eye and ear to the reality of a busy criminal practitioner, drawing on years of success.’
-The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland

‘Dry and pleasing wit which will surely see Robbie taking his place alongside Christopher Brookmyre's Jack Parlabane soon.’
-Sunday Sport