Was looking for some relaxing reading, and decided that rather than continue [b:Strange Things and Stranger Places|451436|Strange Things and Stranger Places|Ramsey Campbell|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1255575658s/451436.jpg|440064], I'd pick up MacBride. Because apparently gritty and rather gruesome Scottish crime fiction is my go-to when I'm stressed and need to unwind.
Some day I will figure this out. Right now I'm just going to kick back and enjoy it working.
Finished reading this this morning. It was actually grimmer than I expected, and yes, that's saying something. I was sort of staring at the page, and then I kept reading, and then it got worse. A very compact stab wound, deep and painful.
(Hopefully the next one in the Logan McRae series will come in soon. The local book store does have a copy, but I ordered it specifically in paperback so that it would fit with the others on the shelf. (Stuart MacBride actually sent them an e-mail thanking them for all their work selling his books. Which makes sense; the owner is a big crime fiction fan, and actually nice to talk to about things like The Wire
and Prime Suspect