The series so far:
When Glaswegian Brogan McLane completes many years of university education and legal training he crosses that great divide from Glasgow to Edinburgh. 'Called' to the Bar of the Scottish Supreme Court, he becomes a member of the most prestigious club in Scotland; The Faculty of Advocates in Parliament House.
When High Court Judge, Lord Aldounhill, is found dead after a transvestite party in his sumptuous home, those who know the killer close ranks and need a scapegoat – who better than 'outsider' Brogan McLane?
Out on bail with his career on hold, McLane and his band of blood brothers in the Calton Bar in Glasgow need to get ahead of their enemies or McLane will go down for life after Trial. But every time they discover a piece of evidence, it seems there is a mirror image to contradict it.
Through the murky world of Russian controlled transvestite hotels and with some unexpected police and judicial help, McLane battles against 'Low Life in High Places in the Old Town' until the killer is found.
But well protected and knowing all the tricks, will the killer ever stand trial in Parliament House?
A rogue lawyer. A corrupt oﬃcial. In Scotland’s highest court, they will clash over the fate of an innocent child… Advocate Brogan McLane has always been an outsider in Scotland’s Supreme Courts. As comfortable at the Bar of the Court as he is in the local pub, his life has been an uphill struggle to ﬁnd justice. But in a world where personal agendas and politics ride roughshod over the law, men like McLane attract powerful enemies…
McLane soon ﬁnds himself in the legal battle of his life, when his wife takes in an African refugee child. Smuggled into Scotland and brutalized by criminals, the law has failed this young girl at every turn. Now, the smugglers behind her suﬀering plan to use political connections to deport her back to war-torn Africa… Unless McLane can stop them in court.
Standing against him is the most powerful law oﬃcer in the land… The Lord Advocate, a man who despises Brogan McLane. This petty oﬃcial only cares about advancing his career. And innocent or not, McLane's young client stands in his way…
From a devastated African village to the gleaming corridors of Buckingham Palace, McLane must use every legal trick up his sleeve to protect the young girl. But can he win her case in time? Or will justice drown in a storm of corruption?
The Order is a standalone novel in the addictive Parliament House Scottish crime series. If you like heroic lawyers, corrupt politics, and the struggle for justice, you’ll love this triumphant legal thriller.
Can Scotland’s most determined lawyer win justice for an innocent child? Read The Order and ﬁnd out today.
Tina is young, her four children all in foster care. Charged with attempting to murder the youngest, her baby, she swears her innocence, and that of her boyfriend, Smiddy. Trouble is, he's a heroin dealer and she was one of his regular customers. Will they receive justice in the High Court of Parliament House in Edinburgh? Can Brogan McLane find his way through the chaos of his clients' lives, and political cover ups to discover the truth of what really happened to Baby Luke?
More Low Life in High Places in the Old Town of Edinburgh.
The third novel in the Parliament House Books series featuring Brogan McLane.
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That thread which holds the fabric of society together is broken here in so many ways. McLane witnesses a suicide. The Faculty of Advocates and the University of Edinburgh are both hacked. Now his wife is convinced he's having an affair. Who sent incriminating photos to his home and are these events connected ? Career and happy family life crash into misery and confusion.Who can he trust to help him discover whoever is behind all this ?
Low Life in High places in the Old Town of Edinburgh