The Payback

The Payback

(Dennis Milne: book 3): a punchy, race-against-time thriller from bestselling author Simon Kernick

Summary

A gripping thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat from Sunday Times bestselling author Simon Kernick, the UK's answer to Harlan Coben.

"Pace, pace pace is what Kernick does best" - DAILY MIRROR


"Delights, excites and stimulates, and the only reason you consume it so quickly is because it's so damn good" - GQ


"Fast moving and a gripping race to the dénouement." -- ***** Reader review


"Great read, Simon Kendrick is a fantastic writer, kept me on the edge of my seat the whole way through this book, couldn't wait to read every page." -- ***** Reader review


"Completely compelling" -- ***** Reader review


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TWO COPS. ONE CITY. NO MERCY.

Dennis Milne is a former cop and part-time assassin. He kills the bad guys - people who, in his opinion, deserve to die. Now he's in Manila, waiting for his next target: a young woman who's made some deadly enemies.

DI Tina Boyd is in Manila hunting down the man responsible for the death of her lover. She knows he's dangerous. She knows he's ruthless. But she's determined to bring him to justice - even if it kills her.

Two cops with pasts that haunt them - and a present that could see them both dead.

They are about to meet.

And when they do, it's payback time.

Reviews

  • Pace, pace, pace is what Kernick does best, and this utterly gripping thriller brings together his great renegade cops Dennis Milne and Tina Boyd for this first time. Revenge is the name of the game here in a filthy Manila
    Daily Mirror

About the author

Simon Kernick

Simon Kernick is one of Britain’s most exciting thriller writers. He arrived on the crime writing scene with his highly acclaimed debut novel The Business of Dying, the story of a corrupt cop moonlighting as a hitman. Simon's big breakthrough came with his novel Relentless which was the biggest selling thriller of 2007. His most recent crime thrillers include Siege, Ultimatum, Stay Alive and The Final Minute. He is also the author of the bestselling three-part serial thrillers Dead Man’s Gift and One By One.

Simon talks both on and off the record to members of the Counter Terrorism Command and the Serious and Organised Crime Agency, so he gets to hear first hand what actually happens in the dark and murky underbelly of UK crime.
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