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The Stalker: Book 16 in the million-copy bestselling crime series

Alex Gray

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William Lorimer, Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense

The sixteenth in the much-loved, bestselling series - this is Scottish crime at its most enthralling


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'Immensely exciting and atmospheric' Alexander McCall Smith

A murder on their doorstep
A case that's too close to home . . .


The body of a young woman has been discovered in Bellahouston park, the second in a matter of months. It's clear to Detective Superintendent William Lorimer of Police Scotland that they have a repeat killer on their hands, who is sure to strike again.

Lucky for DSI Lorimer that his wife, Maggie, is miles away from potential danger, touring Scotland to promote her first book. Faced with strangers at every event, Maggie doesn't notice the quiet, non-descript man sitting in the back row.

But he has noticed Maggie Lorimer. And soon his will be a face she never forgets.

Whether you've read them all, or whether you're coming to Alex Gray's much-loved Lorimer series for the very first time, this is the perfect, page-turning winter read if you love Ann Cleeves, Val McDermid or Ian Rankin.



'Convincing Glaswegian atmosphere and superior writing' The Times

'One of the best is Alex Gray . . . highly recommended' Literary Review

'Brings Glasgow to life in the same way Rankin evokes Edinburgh' Daily Mail

'Move over Rebus' Daily Mirror

'Eerie, psychological and easy to delve into' Woman

'Exciting, pacy, authentic' Angela Marsons

'DSI Lorimer's a cop to rival Rankin's Rebus' Peterborough Telegraph

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Praise for The Stalker: Book 16 in the million-copy bestselling crime series

  • An excellent crime writer - Daily Mail

  • Glasgow's finest is back, and hurrah for that, because DS William Lorimer's a cop to rival Rankin's Rebus - Peterborough Evening Telegraph

  • A tense and twisty read with superb characterisation - Women's Way

  • One of the best is Alex Gray . . . highly recommended - Literary Review

  • With several surprises this is a gripping read and highly recommended - Mystery People

  • Convincing Glaswegian atmosphere and superior writing' - The Times

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Alex Gray

Alex Gray was born and educated in Glasgow. She has been awarded the Scottish Association of Writers' Constable and Pitlochry trophies for her crime writing and is the co-founder of the international Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival. Married with a son and daughter, she now writes full time.

To find exclusive articles, reviews and the latest news about Alex Gray and the DSI Lorimer series, visit or follow Alex on Twitter @alexincrimeland.

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