Stephen o'rourke

Shortlisted for the Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Debut of the Year

Stephen O’Rourke is an advocate and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Arbitrators. He formerly wrote a regular column for The Scotsman and has written for The Guardian, Caledonian Mercury and Think Scotland websites. In 2012 he won a short story competition run by The Daily Telegraph, which proved to be the basis for The Crown Agent.

The Crown Agent, published by Sandstone Press, is the first in a historical adventure series set in the 19th century following disgraced surgeon Mungo Lyon as he is recruited to work undercover for the Crown.  

Books by Stephen o'rourke


Represented at The North Literary Agency by Lina Langlee.