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A New Summer Crime Novella from Colin Galbraith

Scottish crime writer, Colin Galbraith, has published his second crime book, a novella called Greener is the Grass. Published by Edinburgh-based Smashing Press, the new digital-only book is available from 4th May 2012.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom, May 06, 2012 --( Colin Galbraith's second crime book of 2012 is an action-packed novella based on the Greek island of Rhodes, and is called Greener is the Grass.

When Jamie Tosh takes a summer job as a holiday rep on the Greek island of Rhodes, he has high hopes of changing his life for good. But paradise turns to hell, when days before his fiancee is due to fly out to meet him, a young girl is murdered in the hotel grounds — and he's the top suspect. With no way off the island and almost nobody to turn to, Jamie discovers that the grass isn't always greener on the other side.

Greener is the Grass is Colin Galbraith’s second crime offering in 2012. A novella inspired by an event on a family holiday in Rhodes, it is the quintessential read for all holidaymakers heading off this summer with their Kindle packed to go with them.

“The idea for ‘Greener’ came to me while on holiday in Rhodes a couple of years ago,” explains Galbraith. “We experienced an earthquake that hit 6.3 on the Richter Scale, and one evening at the hotel a small child went missing for over an hour. One thing led to another and the book was born before I even left the island.”

“It’s the perfect book for your Kindle or e-reader if you’re planning on going away this year,” insists Galbraith. “It’s an exciting read, and because it’s located in the type of place many Brits will be flying out to, it’ll be like living the book as it unfolds.”

When asked why the new novella will only be available as an ebook, Galbraith said: “With the publishing industry expanding further into the word of ebooks, I’m delighted to continue connecting with more of my readers through digital formats.”

Notes for Editors

Greener is the Grass will be released on 4th May 2012 by Smashing Press.

Review copies of Greener is the Grass are available on request in various formats.

Colin Galbraith is available for interview.

Colin Galbraith has been publishing fiction regularly in a myriad of print and online magazines since 2004. His debut crime novel, Slick, was published in January 2012 by Smashing Press to critical acclaim.

Born in Paisley and raised in Bridge of Weir in the west of Scotland, Colin now lives with his wife and daughter in Leith near Edinburgh. When he’s not writing, his ideal day would involved a visit to the pub, some live music, a good Indian curry, and a few whiskies to round if off.

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Book Details

Ebook: 72 pages
Publisher: Smashing Press
License: Standard Copyright License
Copyright: © 2012 Colin Galbraith
Language: English
Edition: First Edition
Availability: Kindle
Launch price: £0.89 (UK) $0.99 (US)

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