James Marrison

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  • The bestselling author of The Drowning Ground and The Sleepless Ones is back with a novella that delves into Guillermo Downes' Argentinian background.

    1981, Buenos Aires

    A young Guillermo Downes finds himself pursued by the brutal Argentinian military police.

    Out of his depth, but with people to protect, Guillermo discovers there's more violence than he ever realised behind the facade of his beloved Buenos Aires . . .

    Praise for James Marrison:

    'Dark, gripping and unexpected' Linwood Barclay

    'Assured, astutely paced, a gripping thriller' Herald

    'Intriguing, taut, told with panache' Daily Mail

James Marrison is a journalist whose writing has appeared in a number of national newspapers. James Marrison now lives in Buenos Aires, which provides the inspiration for his lead character, Argentinian-born detective Guillermo Downes. The Sleepless Ones is James's second novel, following on from his début novel The Drowning Ground.