Douglas Skelton

Author

Douglas Skelton was born in Glasgow. He has been a bank clerk, tax officer, taxi driver (for two days), wine waiter (for two hours), journalist and investigator. He has written several true crime and Scottish criminal history books but now concentrates on fiction. Thunder Bay (longlisted for the McIlvanney Prize), The Blood Is Still, A Rattle of Bones and Where Demons Hide are the first four novels in the bestselling Rebecca Connolly thriller series.

Douglas Skelton was born in Glasgow. He has been a bank clerk, tax officer, taxi driver (for two days), wine waiter (for two hours), journalist and investigator. He has written several true crime and Scottish criminal history books but now concentrates on fiction. Thunder Bay (longlisted for the McIlvanney Prize), The Blood Is Still, A Rattle of Bones and Where Demons Hide are the first four novels in the bestselling Rebecca Connolly thriller series.

Books

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 May 2024
    £9.99

    ‘The Hollow Mountain is possibly the best yet’ – S.G. MacLean The Tunnel Tigers were an elite group of construction workers who specialised in a lucrative but hazardous profession – blasting tunnels through mountains and under...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Jul 2023
    £9.99

    We come from the mist, and to the mist we will return . . . Fergus MacGregor told people he was going to Pitlochry for the day but was never seen again. Years later, Rebecca witnesses his deeply religious mother holding an annual ritual in the...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Apr 2023
    £9.99

    Discover the critically acclaimed Rebecca Connolly thrillers today. From the dark shores of the island of Stoirm to the stunning Scottish Highlands, to the streets of Glasgow and the moors of Culloden, join investigative reporter Rebecca Connolly as...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Jul 2022
    £8.99

    Fear is a state of mind . . . Something scared Nuala Flaherty to death . . . and when her body is found in the centre of a pentagram on a lonely moor, journalist Rebecca Connelly is determined to find the truth. Could she really have been killed by...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Aug 2021
    £8.99

    Longlisted for McIlvanney Scottish Crime Book of the Year In 1752, Seamus a’Ghlynne, James of the Glen, was executed for the murder of government man Colin Campbell. He was almost certainly innocent. When banners are placed at his gravesite...

  • E-Book | Pub: 30 Jul 2020
    £1.49

    When Daniella Coulstoun, a claims assistant for a major insurance company, takes a call from a man who declares he will be dead within the hour, she dismisses him as a crank and doesn’t report the call. But when a dead body is found in the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Mar 2020
    £8.99

    When the body of a man in eighteenth-century Highland dress is discovered on the site of the Battle of Culloden, journalist Rebecca Connolly takes up the story for the Chronicle. Meanwhile, a film being made about the ’45 Rebellion has enraged the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Mar 2019
    £9.99

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MCILVANNEY PRIZE When reporter Rebecca Connolly is told of Roddie Drummond’s return to the island of Stoirm she senses a story. Fifteen years before he was charged with the murder of his lover, Mhairi. When he was found Not...