Are you a fan of Ian Rankin, who writes mysteries set in Edinborough, Scotland, and makes you feel that you too are walking the rainy streets of his city? If so, you might want to give a look at Field of Blood by Denise Mina.
The author won the John Creasey Dagger in 1998 for the Best First Crime Novel of that year, Garnethill. She followed up with two more novels that completed a trilogy.
Field of Blood is set to be the first of a five-part series set in Glasgow, Scotland. The main character is a young copywriter at a newspaper. A shocking murder hits close to home and she sets out to make her name by helpiing solve the mystery.