Thursday 7 December 7.00pm
Margaret Kirk will be reading from her debut novel 'Shadow Man'
Free event with refreshments
Margaret Morton Kirk is a writer living and working in her home town of Inverness. A graduate of Glasgow University, she has written a number of short stories, one of which, ‘Still Life’, was runner-up in the ‘Bloody Scotland’ short story competition in 2015. It was later adapted for radio and broadcast on Radio 4 as part of its ‘Scottish Shorts’ series.
‘The Seal Singers’, a semi-mythic tale set in Orkney, won third prize in the 2016 Mslexia short story competition. Translated into German, it appeared in ‘Urlaubslesebuch’, a collection of short stories published by DTV. And ‘Coming Home’, a chilling insight into one family’s fragmented past, was published in the 2015 ‘Tales from Elsewhere’ anthology.
Her debut novel, ‘Shadow Man’ is set in Inverness and is the first in a planned series featuring ex-Met DI Lukas Mahler.
'Shadow Man is a harrowing and horrific game of consequences.' Val McDermid A gripping Scottish crime thriller from the winner of the Good Housekeeping Novel Writing competition 2016.Two sisters. Just before her wedding day, Morven Murray, queen of daytime TV, is found murdered. All eyes are on her sister Anna, who was heard arguing with her hours before she was killed.