Have you got any authors whose books you regard as your "treat"? Stuart MacBride is definitely one of those for me. Okay so there's a lot of them, but it's not often that a new MacBride novel can sit around here before I pick it up. So it was with Blind Eye. I felt like treating myself. I had 3 treat books to choose from - Blind Eye won :)
Mind you, these aren't cosy, sweetness and light books. Black humour, violent deaths, gory outcomes, love 'em.
From the Blurb:
Someone's preying on Aberdeen's growing Polish population. The pattern is always the same: men abandoned on building sites, barely alive, their eyes gouged out and the sockets burned. And the threatening letters arriving at Force Headquarters make it clear there's more to come.
Waiting was the worst bit: hunkered back against the wall, eyes squinting in the setting sun, waiting for the nod. A disused business unit in Torry - not exactly the most affluent area of Aberdeen - downwind of a fish factory and a collection of huge yellow bins overflowing with heads, bones and innards that festered in the hot June evening.