Maverick investigator Dominic Queste is on the trail of missing butcher Sam Price. But he soon uncovers links to a killer with a taste for games. What began as a simple favour for his girlfriend quickly descends into a battle for survival against an enemy who has no qualms about turning victims into prime cuts. Amidst a twisted game of cat and mouse, suspicious coppers, vicious crooks and a seemingly random burglary, Queste has to keep his wits about him. Or he might just find himself on the butcher's block.
Douglas Skelton, whose book Open Wounds was shortlisted for Scottish Crime Book of the Year 2016, is a writer who specialises in the darker side of things: he's a former journalist who has published 11 true crime books. In 2011 he made the leap to writing crime fiction with the hugely successful series of Davie McCall thrillers. Tag - You're Dead is his sixth novel and the second to feature Dominic Queste.