Product Description From the No. 1 bestselling author of THE MISSING AND THE DEAD comes the short novel: 22 DEAD LITTLE BODIES, plus two short stories: STRAMASH and DI STEEL'S BAD HEIR DAY, and a novella: THE 45% HANGOVER, all featuring his most popular characters â DS Logan McRae and DCI Roberta Steel. They say âsmall is beautifulâ, but as Stuart MacBride demonstrates in these four tales, it can also be dark, violent, disturbing, and sometimes really quite rude. So pour yourself a wee dram, curl up on the sofa and enjoy DS Logan McRae and his sometime boss, friend, mother substitute, and nemesis, DCI Steel at their best. Here youâll find Loganâs week from hell; Steelâs own personal nightmare before Christmas; an explosive shootout on a remote Scottish island; and the ultimate test of their relationshipâ¦ Review Praise for Stuart MacBride: âNew Logan McRae novels are close to the top of my unmissable list, and yet again MacBride delivers. His chaotic cop hero is at his best. Superb storytellingâ Sun âAnother from MacBrideâs fantastic series of Logan McRae novels. A real page-turnerâ Sunday Mirror âStuartâs meticulous research shows. At times it feels like you are sitting in the back of a police car overhearing conversations between real policemenâ Sunday Sport âAnother riveting page-turner â¦ emotional and affecting.â Independent on Sunday âSkilful storytelling â¦ strong characterisation â¦ both intriguing and engrossingâ Laura Wilson, Guardian âThe multiple plots move fastâ Independent âMacBride is the natural heir to the late and much lamented Reginald Hillâ Andrew Taylor, Spectator âMacBride is a damned fine writer â no one does dark and gritty like himâ Peter James âFierce, unflinching and shot through with the blackest of humour; this is crime fiction of the highest orderâ Mark Billingham âSome of the grittiest crime-writing in the fieldâ Independent âAdmirers of tough, modern crime novels will be in seventh heaven â or should that be hell?â Express âFerocious and funnyâ Val McDermid âHard-hitting prose with a bone-dry humour and characters you can genuinely believe in, Stuart MacBrideâs novels are a real treatâ Simon Kernick About the Author Stuart MacBride is the No 1 bestselling author of the Logan McRae series and the Ash Henderson novels. The McRae novels have won him the CWAâs Dagger in the Library, the Barry Award for Best Debut Novel, and Best Breakthrough Author at the ITV3 Crime Thriller Awards. In 2012 Stuart was inducted into the ITV3 Crime Thriller Hall of Fame.