Graeme Macrae Burnet was born and brought up in Kilmarnock and now lives in Glasgow. In between, he lived in Prague, Bordeaux, Porto and London. Case Study is his fourth novel. His second book, His Bloody Project, which deals with a triple murder in a crofting village in the Scottish Highlands, was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize and won the Saltire Society Fiction Book of the Year Award and the Vrij Netherlands Thriller of the Year, and was shortlisted for the LA Times Book Awards. It has become a bestseller in several countries and is published in twenty-one languages.