Released on 27 August 2015.
Deanston's Scottish Crime Book of the Year
Winner of the Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award
How does a gunman retire? Frank MacLeod was the best at what he does. Thoughtful. Efficient. Ruthless. But is he still the best?
A new job. A target. But something is about to go horribly wrong. Someone is going to end up dead.
Most gunmen say goodbye to the world with a bang. Frank’s still here. He’s lasted longer than he should have . . .
The breathtaking, devastating sequel to lauded debut The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter, How a Gunman Says Goodbye will plunge you back into the Glasgow underworld, where criminal organizations war for prominence and those caught up in events are tested at every turn.
Malcolm Mackay's award-winning The Glasgow Trilogy concludes in The Sudden Arrival of Violence.
Lin Anderson, author of the Glasgow-set Rhona MacLeod crime series and co-founder of the Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival, on the best crime books, films and TV series set in her home city.
Few new novelists have enjoyed such immediate (and unanimous) acclaim in the critical fraternity as the young Scottish crime writer Malcolm Mackay...