A DI Heather Filson Novel

When a fifteen-year-old girl vanishes, DI Heather Filson thinks she’s just another teenage runaway. Her grandfather, a notorious Glasgow gangster believes she’s been snatched by one his enemies.

They are both wrong. And the truth, is far, far worse…

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The One That Got Away - Scottish Crime fiction novel by JD Kirk

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It all started harmlessly enough. An egged window. A deflated car tyre. A few garden gnomes knocked over. But then, the silent calls began – late nights and early mornings, to landlines, and mobiles, and to numbers that no one should have access to.

At their wits’ end, three former British Army soldiers, now living in the Highlands of Scotland, have no choice but to turn to the police for help.

And that is when the killing starts.

Brought in to lead the case, Detective Chief Inspector Jack Logan finds himself locked in a battle of wits with a meticulously organised murderer.

A murderer who has been planning all this for a very long time…

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Random musings from JD Kirk

The Crime De La Crime Podcast

The Crime De La Crime Podcast

While working on The One That Got Away, the first DI Heather Filson novel, my daughter and I put together a short trailer for the true crime podcast that gets mentioned in the book, Crime De La Crime. It doesn't contain any spoilers for the book itself, so you can...

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Jack Logan at #1

Jack Logan at #1

JD Kirk’s latest Scottish crime fiction novel, One For the Ages, has hit number one in the Amazon Kindle charts. Find out more.

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One For the Ages Publication Day Video

One For the Ages Publication Day Video

It's publication day for One For the Ages, the 16th book in the DCI Jack Logan series. I've made a little video to celebrate, and in it I also reveal the special publication day present that I bought myself. Check it out below. If you haven't grabbed your copy of the...

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