Graeme Macrae Burnet is one of Scotland's brightest lit- erary talents. Stints living abroad including in France helped him to accurately nail the nuances of small-town French culture in Ade`le Bedeau. Currently working on a new novel set in 1870s Wester Ross, and developing two more books featuring Georges Gorski, Graeme is one to watch as a writing star of the future.
Featured in The List's Top Scottish Books of 2014. 'Burnet skilfully knits together a solid detective story and a compelling character study to make a captivating psychological thriller - Very accessible and thoroughly satisfying.' - Alastair Mabbott, The Herald. 'A character driven plot that is incredibly engaging. Rural France provides an alluring setting, while the writing is evocative and the characters intriguing. The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau is a great read.' - We Love This Book. 'A strikingly singular talent, Burnet blends a gripping story with compelling characters and surprising sweeps of the imagination. This is an accomplished, elegantly written and exciting first novel.' - Will Mackie, Booktrust. 'Burnet has completely nailed the tone, colour and sly wit - beautifully and convincingly drawn.' - Michael J Malone. 'Immensely seductive' - J David Simons. 'This psychological thriller is the Scottish answer to the Scandinavian crime wave.' - Leila Cruickshank, Scottish Booktrust Summer Sizzlers