A thrilling short story featuring Inspector James McLevy and Jean Brash, available exclusively in audiobook.
London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy.
"Shelly-coat, Shelly-coat! Gang awa' hame,
I cry no' yer mercy, I fear no' yer name."
Every child in Leith knows the legend of Shelly Rock, home to a gigantic fiend who stalks the North Sands at night and wreaks lethal havoc.
When the body of Englishman Richard Sawyer is found in the early hours of Christmas Day under the shadow of Shelly Rock, locals are quick to blame the mysterious creature.
Was it a tragic accident? Or is there a sinister, supernatural reason for the lawyer's death? Inspector McLevy is determined to uncover the truth.
You can enjoy more from the world of James McLevy with the Inspector McLevy Series and the Jean Brash Mysteries, narrated by David Ashton and Siobhan Redmond.
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