for press &c.

Muscle cover images, packshots and photos - design by gray318

Newer edition high res front cover (.jpg)

Newer edition book photo 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (.jpg)

Original edition high res front cover (.jpg)

Original edition full jacket spread (.pdf)

Original edition packshot (.jpg)

Original edition book photo 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 (.jpg)


Muscle blurb (.rtf)

Muscle extract (.rtf)

Short author bio (.rtf)

Extracted quotes about Muscle (.rtf)

Author photo

High res author photo 1 (no credit required) – colour, b/w (.jpg)

High res author photo 2 (no credit required) – colour, b/w (.jpg)

Reviews, interviews, &c.

‘The Genre Always Wins: Alan Trotter’s Muscle, Daniel Davis Wood, Splice, 30 January 2019.

‘Where would we be without crime’s heavies? Muscle, by Alan Trotter, reviewed’, Andrew Taylor, Spectator, 31 January 2019.

‘Growing Pains: Claire Adam, Jamil Jan Kochai, Alan Trotter, Paula Saunders’, Benn Sheridan, Literary Review, February 2019.

Foyles Author Q&A, 6 February 2019.

The Afternoon Show, book club segment (.mp3), BBC Radio Scotland, 6 February 2019.

Muscle by Alan Trotter – Book Review’, Heather McDaid, The Skinny, 6 February 2019.

‘Smart goons and a character called _____: the subversive hardboiled crime of Alan Trotter’, James Reith, Guardian, 7 February 2019.

‘Book review: Muscle by Alan Trotter’, Todd McEwen, The Herald and The National, 10 February 2019.

‘Avant-garde noir never runs out of things to say’ (.jpg), Stuart Kelly, Scotland on Sunday, 10 February 2019.

‘Being Boiled: A Review Of Alan Trotter’s Muscle…’, Alistair Braidwood, Scots Whay Hae, 13 February 2019.

‘Alan Trotter’s Muscle turns the noir crime novel on its head’, Ben Myers, New Statesman, 13 February 2019.

Muscle by Alan Trotter review – a new take on noir’, Toby Litt, The Guardian, 16 February 2019.

Muscle by Alan Trotter review – meta pulp fiction’, Anthony Cummins, The Observer, 25 February 2019.