Sinclair Macleod is a very successful independent author, who also happens to live in the wonderful town of Bishopbriggs, just outside Glasgow. He has published a number of top-selling crime novels – The Reluctant Detective series, featuring private-eye, Craig Campbell, and the Russell & Menzies series of police procedural novels.

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The Bishopbriggs literati.

You can find out more about Sinclair’s novels HERE

He is also the co-founder of Indie Authors Scotland, a group which offers valuable support, advice and encouragement to fellow writers. Check out their website HERE

So it was very interesting to meet up will a fellow Bishopbriggs writer to find out about the books which have inspired him.

 

Favourite book from childhood
THE HOBBIT: J.R.R Tolkien

Favourite book from school/university/teenage years
THE BIG SLEEP: Raymond Chandler

A book you’d recommend to anyone
DUNE: Frank Herbert
LAIDLAW: William McIlvanney

A book you couldn’t be paid to read again
THE SATANIC VERSES: Salman Rushdie

The last book you read or are currently reading:
WORDS OF RADIANCE: Brandon Sanderson

Listen to Sinclair’s podcast:

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