On the home front, defence lawyer Robbie Munro is looking forward to the birth of his second child, while at work he's called to defend George `Genghis' McCann on a charge of burglary, and Oscar `the Showman' Bowman, snooker champion, on one of betting fraud. Genghis has stolen - and lost - a priceless masterpiece, while Oscar doesn't seem to have a defence of any kind. With another mouth to feed and promises of great rewards if he finds both painting and defence, Robbie has never been more Fixed Odds is by William McIntyre.
Songs by Dead Girls is by Lesley Kelly. A deadly Virus. A missing academic with a head full of secrets that could embarrass the government. A prostitute on the run. And a music-loving drug baron who needs a favour. All in a day's work for the North Edinburgh Health Enforcement Team.
In 1829, disillusioned young doctor, Mungo Lyon, is recruited by the Crown to investigate a mysterious murder and shipwreck off the coast of Scotland. His adventures lead him on a pursuit across the Scottish countryside, to kidnap and treason, an unwanted trip to the West Indies, an insurrection and love. The Crown Agent is by Stephen O’Rourke