Hello friends and welcome to my stop on the Fault Lines Blog Tour! Orenda Books has graciously teamed up with The Suspense Is Thrilling Me to offer one paperback of Doug Johnstone’s latest novel, and better yet they have made it open internationally! *Insert happy dance!* I decided to run a rafflecopter through my blog to make it easy to choose a random winner; just click the link below and you’ll be taken to the site with further instructions on the various ways you can enter. If you’re interested in learning more about the book, I’m including the cover, synopsis, and author info below for your convenience.
In a reimagined contemporary Edinburgh, in which a tectonic fault has opened up to produce a new volcano in the Firth of Forth, and where tremors are an everyday occurrence, volcanologist Surtsey makes a shocking discovery. On a clandestine trip to The Inch – the new volcanic island – to meet Tom, her lover and her boss, she finds his lifeless body. Surtsey’s life quickly spirals into a nightmare when someone makes contact – someone who claims to know what she’s done…
Doug Johnstone is a writer, musician and journalist based in Edinburgh. His fourth novel, Hit & Run, is published by Faber and Faber on March 15th 2012. His previous novel, Smokeheads, was published in March 2011, also by Faber, and before that he published two novels with Penguin, Tombstoning (2006) and The Ossians (2008), which received praise from the likes of Irvine Welsh, Ian Rankin and Christopher Brookmyre. He’s had short stories appear in various publications, and since 1999 he has worked as a freelance arts journalist, primarily covering music and literature. He grew up in Arbroath and lives in Portobello, Edinburgh with his wife and two children. He loves drinking malt whisky and playing football, not necessarily at the same time.