Rob McInroy

Historical Novelist

Writer of the CWA long-listed Bob Kelty historical crime series set in Perthshire from the 1930s to the 2010s. o


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Based on true crimes in Perth in 1935, a crime novel with a difference, introducing Bob Kelty.

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Bob Kelty returns in 1936 with a new crime and the threat of homophobia...

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1939, six weeks before the war, and 3500 young men gather in rural Scotland...

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A prequel to the Bob Kelty series appears in New Writing Scotland 39, featuring Bob as a young child in rural Perthshire.

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A 19-year-old American arrives in Crieff, Scotland, in 1984, looking for her father...

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Rob McInroy runs a writing blog where he posts reviews of current and literary fiction.

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"highly recommended"

Val McDermid

"dark, thrilling and sinister"

CL Taylor


Cathi Unsworth

Ringwood Publishing is a small, independent publisher, based in Glasgow, dedicated to publishing quality works of Scottish fiction and non-fiction. 

Since its founding in 1997, Ringwood has published on topics as diverse as saving the planet; the Irish troubles; euthanasia; referendums; the role of women in medicine and much more. 


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