Criminal Activities: An Evening with Claire MacLeary and Eddie Small

Dundee Rep hosted an intimate evening of readings and chat when Eddie Small interviewed crime writer Claire MacLeary. Claire, whose debut crime duo, Cross Purpose was launched in February under the Contraband imprint, hails from Glasgow, but has lived for the past 30 years in Fife. Set in Aberdeen with a nod to Dundee, her…Continue reading Criminal Activities: An Evening with Claire MacLeary and Eddie Small

Herald review of ‘Cross Purpose’

The Herald (Glasgow) reviews ‘Cross Purpose’ (full review behind paywall): TWO middle-aged women may not seem the ideal protagonists for a crime novel but in Claire MacLeary’s debut they offer a refreshingly different approach to the private investigator genre. The setting is respectable suburban Aberdeen and the city’s dank housing estates with their drug dealers and feral…Continue reading Herald review of ‘Cross Purpose’

Granite Noir

This Sunday morning (26th February) at The Lemon Tree discussing Aberdeenshire crime in conversation with Russel McLean and Clio Gray at Aberdeen’s new Crimefest, Granite Noir. Then, on Sunday night, joining a host of notable British and Scadinavian crime writers at The Belmont Filmhouse from 9pm onwards for Noir At The Bar.