Val McDermid Character Auction now Open

Tuesday May 19th 2020

The online auction to have a literary character named after a fan, in author Val McDermid’s new release ‘Still Life’, is now open!

Supporters have 10 days (until 9pm on Friday 29th May 2020) to place their bid at

The auction is the brainchild of lifelong Rovers supporter and award winning crime author Val McDermid, and the proceeds from this character name auction will be split equally between the Homeless World Cup Foundation ( and Raith Rovers FC.

People are struggling right now. Many are becoming homeless, all over the world. Football, and in particular the Homeless World Cup, is a beacon of hope to many. It’s where we come together to share a passion.