Justin and Angela Kennedy have money, love, children and a limitless future. Jo-Jo Mackendrick is a pillar of Dublin gangland society; a man determined that nothing will endanger his hard-earned supremacy. Into their lives come Frankie Crowe, an ambitious criminal tired of risking his life for small change. Kidnap could be the first step on his climb to a better life, and he knows just the kind of dangerous men to make it happen...
A savage x-ray picture of contemporary Ireland... beautifully etched characters
this is a terrific novel, tense and exciting. I spun through it quicker than it takes to tell
A great writer, a great story, relentless and brilliant
He writes with a light touch that makes his darker final chapters all the more disturbing