The Blood Road

The Blood Road

Some things just won?t stay buried? Logan McRae?s personal history is hardly squeaky clean, but now that he works for Professional Standards it?s his job to police his fellow officers. When Detective Inspector Bell turns up dead in the driver?s seat of a crashed car it?s a shock to everyone. Because Bell died two years ago, they buried him. Or they thought they did. As an inv Some things just won?t stay buried? Logan McRae?s personal history is hardly squeaky cle...

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Title:The Blood Road
Author:Stuart MacBride
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Genres:Mystery
ISBN:0008208212
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:496 pages pages

The Blood Road Reviews

  • Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede
    Jun 17, 2018
    I mentally squealed with delight when I saw that my audiobook service had this book. Even though it was over 16 hours to listen through. But, if there is one author I can trust completely to make all those 16 hours of pure fun and bloody joy is it Stuart MacBride. And, I speed it up so...
  • Ewan
    Oct 10, 2018
    It's been a while since I read the last book, but not much has changed. Other than a promotion, a move to Professional Standards (which doesn't seem to stop him acting pretty much as he did for the last however many books). He's now in charge of (demoted) Steel, which makes for a nice ...
  • Rachel the Book Harlot
    Jul 29, 2018
    4.5 stars ...
  • Tony Nielsen
    Jul 14, 2018
    "The Blood Road" is Stuart McBride's eleventh detective thriller featuring Logan McRae. He has now been drafted into a senior role in Professional Standards, a role that makes his relationships with his fellow cops an uneasy one. When Detective Inspector Bell turns up dead in a cr...
  • Kate
    May 18, 2018
    This is my favourite crime series in the world - everything about these books to my mind is perfect, not least the incredible personalities we meet. Roberta Steel will live long in legend and I'm delighted to say that she gets her time in the rain in The Blood Road. The story here is p...
  • Ray Palen
    Nov 01, 2018
    Read my review tomorrow on bookreporter.com. ...
  • Lesley
    Jul 01, 2018
    Stuart MacBride rules - he can write no wrong. Nothing else needs to be said :) ...
  • Eva
    May 24, 2018
    Stuart MacBride has been on my list of go-to authors for as long as I can remember. Every time there?s a new book of his on the horizon, my anticipations and expectations are sky high but I also always have faith that he?ll deliver. So of course I dropped whatever it was I was doin...
  • Pat
    Oct 23, 2018
    I guess I'm biased, I've loved this series and with this book I think Stuart MacBride is back to his absolute best. McCrae is now an Inspector in Professional Standards and, in a twist of fate, Roberta Steel is a Sergeant on his team, not to her liking one little bit. Its quite a long,...
  • Siobhan
    Sep 17, 2018
    Another good page turner from Mr M. ...
  • Liz Barnsley
    Jun 24, 2018
    I love this series so much. Actually I've loved all this authors books but there's a special love involved in one featuring Logan and Steele for many many reasons... There's just no substitute anywhere in crime fiction for this pair, whether featured together or apart, in the case o...
  • Mary Picken
    Jun 19, 2018
    If you haven?t tried this series, you should, you really, really, should. Stuart MacBride is so on form with the latest in his Logan McRae series that you?d almost think he is enjoying himself. It is perfectly easy to dip into The Blood Road from a standing start without having ...
  • Sandy
    Jun 28, 2018
    When I skimmed the blurb for this book there came a point where I stopped, gave my head a shake & thought: I really should read more carefully because I?d swear it just said Logan MacRae was working for Professional Standards?.*reads again*?.Good lord, it?s true. Oooook...
  • Tasha and Megan Mahoney
    Aug 22, 2018
    I have the beginning of this series sitting on my bookshelf waiting for me to start it. It is now on my TBR ASAP list. I thoroughly enjoyed this, the 11th in the Logan Series. DI Bell died two years ago, which makes for a confusing crime scene when DI Bell's dead body then turns up ...
  • Biggus
    Jun 23, 2018
    If you are a fan of the series (as I am) don't read this. And no, it isn't because of the subject matter, I couldn't care less one way or another, it just isn't a good book. Everyone is full of witty banter, everyone is clever, rank doesn't mean anything in this police force, the relat...
  • Siobhan
    Mar 30, 2018
    McRae eleven sounds amazing. Excuse me while I obsess over the possibilities. So need this in my life. ...
  • Roy
    Jun 16, 2018
    Where to begin. If youre reading this youre obvisouly a massive fan. The story blends yhe usual comic humour with the darkest of deeds once again. We have the multiple plot threads which come to a boil. We have the loveable characters that MacBride has so wonderfully created. I love Lo...
  • ☠tsukino☠
    Aug 19, 2018
    Sono soddisfatta della storia e di essere riuscita a leggerla in originale. L?inizio stato un po? difficoltoso, dovuto a una lettura un po' lenta, poich piena di acronimi inglesi, di riferimenti alla cultura pop britannica e modi di dire scozzesi. Una volta che si prende con...
  • Paromjit
    Jun 11, 2018
    This is the 11th in what is a favourite series of mine featuring DI Logan McRae, set in Aberdeen. At this stage, we are all familiar with the style, type of content, the comic humour juxtaposed with the bleak, the multiple threads in the tale, the familiar characters in all their glory...
  • Tara
    Jun 23, 2018
    My favourite series. I love Logan and his quips and the supporting characters always crack me up. On a side note, this book touched on a pretty intense topic and ultimately gave me the creeps! P.S. I feel as if I'm the only non-Steel fan ? ...
  • Ginny Kavanagh
    Sep 01, 2018
    Logan McRae is now working in Professional Standards (aka Internal Affairs in the USA). Though his new position earns him the disdain of his peers, it doesn?t stop him from solving crimes. He investigates the recent death of a DI who had killed himself two years before (it is complic...
  • Abby Slater- Fairbrother
    Jul 17, 2018
    The Blood Road is the latest in the Logan McRae series. It revolves around the murder of DI Duncan Bell. The only problem is Bell died two years ago and was buried with full police honours. So where has Bell been? And who is currently in his grave? ?Why would Ding Dong fake his ow...
  • Trevor Snape
    Sep 13, 2018
    This book is absolutely brilliant and it goes into my top 5 books of 2018. Even though it deals with a very evil subject 'child abduction' very young children, it is full of laugh out loud moments and lots of black humour without detracting from this heinous crime. This book starts wit...
  • Jay Dwight
    Jun 20, 2018
    Really enjoyed this crime thriller from Stuart Macbride. We're dealing with dark subject matter - murders, child abductions. However the narrative is lightened by the interactions between the police working the cases, many of which I found quite hilarious. A thoroughly engaging s...
  • Stephen Collins
    Aug 10, 2018
    Dead men do tell tails even when they died two years ago but When Detective Inspector Bell who Logan knows is dead & buried because saw his coffin he was murder but now He's been murdered again! Shit hits the fan & all thoughts skeletons buried seep keep popping up & the bo...
  • Tiger
    Aug 27, 2018
    Another excellent installment in MacBride's Logan McRae series set in Scotland. A man is knifed to death........a man who turns out to be a cop who died 2 years ago. Where was he for the last 2 years ? Why did he return now ? Just who did they bury 2 years ago ? And is there some conne...
  • Board inMalibu
    Jul 02, 2018
    Disturbing subject matter but saved by protagonist DI Logan McRae?s dialogue and the many quirky, oddball, strange and vulgar recurring supporting characters. Been a fan of MacBride?s for a while and anxiously awaited this new installment. DI Logan in Professional Standards was a s...
  • Julie
    Jul 06, 2018
    Another brilliant read by Stuart MacBride. You almost want to sign up for the police. I said almost!! Good banter between the characters. Although there is gruesome bits in the plots, the way the police characters lighten the mood with funny banter is a coping method to what they w...
  • Aileen
    Oct 22, 2018
    Hmmm - probably more like 3.5 stars. Normally I am MacBride's greatest fan. His stories bring back my growing-up years in Aberdeen, and I can hear the dialogue & accents, picture the city and surrounds, and glory in the Aberdeen sense of humour. All of this is true for The Blood Ro...
  • Kirsty 📚📖❤️
    Jun 21, 2018
    'm a latecomer to this series. I read A Dark so Deadly a wile back then started on the McRae series. I read Cold Granite just last week and still have the ones in between that and this latest one so some of the questions I have will no doubt be answered as I play catch but I did like t...