Craig Russell

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Award-winning, best-selling and critically-acclaimed author. His novels have been published in twenty-five languages around the world. The movie rights to the Devil Aspect have been bought by Columbia Pictures. Biblical, his science-fiction novel, has been acquired by Imaginarium Studios/Sonar Entertainment, four Jan Fabel novels have been made into movies (in one of which Craig Russell makes a cameo appearance as a detective) for ARD, the German national broadcaster, and the Lennox series has been optioned for TV development.

Craig Russell:
• won the 2015 Crime Book of the Year (McIlvanney Prize) for 'The Ghosts of A
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Average rating: 3.96 · 11,811 ratings · 1,516 reviews · 46 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Devil Aspect

4.02 avg rating — 3,005 ratings — published 2018 — 30 editions
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Brother Grimm (Jan Fabel, #2)

3.88 avg rating — 1,743 ratings — published 2006 — 38 editions
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Blood Eagle (Jan Fabel, #1)

3.77 avg rating — 1,370 ratings — published 2005 — 39 editions
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Lennox (Lennox, #1)

4.01 avg rating — 939 ratings — published 2009 — 32 editions
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Eternal (Jan Fabel, #3)

3.85 avg rating — 620 ratings — published 2007 — 28 editions
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The Long Glasgow Kiss (Lenn...

4.03 avg rating — 620 ratings — published 2010 — 17 editions
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The Carnival Master (Jan Fa...

3.90 avg rating — 542 ratings — published 2008 — 22 editions
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The Quiet Death of Thomas Q...

4.46 avg rating — 351 ratings — published 2016 — 6 editions
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The Valkyrie Song (Jan Fabe...

4.07 avg rating — 478 ratings — published 2009 — 21 editions
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The Deep Dark Sleep (Lennox...

4.22 avg rating — 455 ratings — published 2011
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“Maybe it would be best,” she said at last, “if you left the Devil alone in his hiding place.”
Craig Russell, The Devil Aspect

“I think it allows the public to enjoy the thrill of a story without the fear of the reality. The reality is too much to bear, so they detach themselves from it. That’s maybe how all myths were born.”
Craig Russell, The Devil Aspect

“He was a bad, bad bastard. He abused the privilege of being a cunt, as my old Da would say.’ I smiled, picturing the cozy fireside scene of young son on father’s knee being inducted into the world of abusive epithets.”
Craig Russell, The Long Glasgow Kiss

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