No Less The Devil

No Less The Devil

The unmissable new thriller from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of the Logan McRae series



What readers are saying about No Less the Devil:

'Ratchets up the tension and keeps it there' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review
'The plot twist is divine' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review
'The last quarter of the book goes to an all-time new level' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review
'MacBride is an absolute master of understated dark humour' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review

'We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.'

It's been seventeen months since the Bloodsmith butchered his first victim and Operation Maypole is still no nearer to catching him. The media is whipping up a storm, the top brass are demanding results, but the investigation is sinking fast.

Now isn't the time to get distracted with other cases, but Detective Sergeant Lucy McVeigh doesn't have much choice. When Benedict Strachan was just eleven, he hunted down and killed a homeless man. No one's ever figured out why Benedict did it, but now, after sixteen years, he's back on the streets again - battered, frightened, convinced a shadowy 'They' are out to get him, and begging Lucy for help.

It sounds like paranoia, but what if he's right? What if he really is caught up in something bigger and darker than Lucy's ever dealt with before? What if the Bloodsmith isn't the only monster out there? And what's going to happen when Lucy goes after them?


'Stuart MacBride is an automatic must-read for me... always fast, hard, authentic - and different' LEE CHILD

'There can be no question that MacBride is one of this country's finest crime writers' DAILY MAIL

'Wow. What a ride! Exceptional. A must read.' DEBORAH MASSON

PRE-ORDER the gripping new novel from Stuart MacBride: IN A PLACE OF DARKNESS


  • Wow. What a ride! MacBride has always possessed the ability to pull you into dark, gritty tales - served up with a large dollop of great characterisation and a side of dry humour. NO LESS THE DEVIL is no exception to that but, take my word for it, it is EXCEPTIONAL in one other major way. Hold on to your pants because you will NOT see it coming. A must read. Crime fiction that slaps you around the chops and demands that you sit up and take notice.
    Deborah Masson

About the author

Stuart MacBride

Stuart MacBride is the bestselling author of many Logan McRae and Ash Henderson novels. He’s also published standalones, novellas, and short stories, as well as a slightly twisted children’s picture book for slightly twisted children.

Stuart lives in the wilds of northeast Scotland with his wife Fiona; cats Gherkin, Onion, and Beetroot; lots of hens; some horses; and a truly staggering assortment of weeds.

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