Doug Johnstone, who grew up in Arbroath, has set parts of his latest novel in Dundee, as the main character, Finn Sullivan, is studying at the city’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design.
However, the adrenaline-charged thriller is mostly based in Orkney. It opens with Finn sitting in the departure lounge of Kirkwall Airport – he just wants to get away from Orkney. But then he meets the mysterious and dangerous Maddie Pierce, when he steps in to save her from some unwanted attention, and his life is changed forever.
Set against the brutal, unforgiving landscape of Orkney, Crash Land is a psychological thriller steeped in guilt, shame, lust, deception and murder from the author of Gone Again, Hit and Run and The Jump.
An adrenaline-charged thriller from the Kindle-bestselling author of Gone Again and Hit and Run.
Doug, who lives in Edinburgh, is also a freelance journalist, a songwriter and musician, and has a PhD in nuclear physics.
Crash Land by Doug Johnstone, published by Faber, £12.99
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