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Iain Rowan

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I've had a lot of short stories published, and some of those have won awards and been reprinted in anthologies. I was shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger novel award a while back. I'm now working on something else.

ONE OF US is the crime novel that was shortlisted for the Debut Dagger, and which is now published in paperback and ebook by Infinity Plus.

NOWHERE TO GO is a collection of eleven of my previously published crime stories, which includes the Derringer Award-winning One Step Closer, and is available for all e-readers. It's published by Infinity Plus.

ICE AGE is a collection of eight stories of the strange and the chilling that have been published in various places over the last few years, and it's also avai
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The eagle-eyed amongst you might have noticed that I've not been posting here for a while. I've decided to put it on indefinite hiatus.

If you'd like to see what I'm up to at the moment, check out the links hereand follow me on Twitter or via drone or something.

Thanks for reading!
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Ice Age

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Lilies

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Nowhere To Go

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One Step Closer

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One Of Us

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52 Songs, 52 Stories

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Driving In Circles

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Sea Change

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One Step Closer - complete short story (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Description: Originally published in Hardluck Stories in 2006, One Step Closer won the Derringer Award for short mystery fiction. I've reprinted the entire story here. If you enjoyed One Step Closer, ten more of my short crime stories are published alongside it in my collection Nowhere To Go, available on <a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004TNHGFG">Amazon</a> and <a href="http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/49268">Smashwords</a>.

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The author shows a strong eye for telling detail (and an interesting milieu), and easy, natural dialogue. His disreputable protagonist scams and robs his way through most of the story, manages to find some redemption, but there's a nice tou
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“The old man laughed. Now that I did find unsettling. They always laugh right before they kill you. After the long explanation of their evil deeds and right before they kill you. Always. They must have been too rushed for explanations.”
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