DCI Billy McCartney discovers the body of a key informant near Liverpool Docks – a killer setback as he closes the net on a major drug smuggling scheme.
McCartney’s investigation into the murder peels back layer after layer of a decades-long dynasty of heroin trafficking – but Billy has a secret, and each revelation takes him back to an unsolved crime that he cannot leave behind.
If he is to catch the men responsible and end a lifetime’s torment, he must act fast…
Praise for the DCI Billy McCartney series:
‘Pace and tension in spades…’ Irish Times
‘Ferociously compelling’ Reader’s Digest
‘Violent and earthy, reflecting its inner-city locale. And did I mention the killer ending? Marvellous’ Raven Crime Reads
‘A punched-in-the-solar-plexus feeling occurs as this novel’s final, gobsmacking twist is revealed. Without a doubt my crime novel of the year’ CrimeFictionLover
‘The final few paragraphs are as magnificent as they are unexpected. You will put this book down with a sense of dizzy wonder’ Sachin Nakrani