Dennis Milne

by 3 books in this series
#1 - The Business of Dying
#1 - The Business of Dying
A captivating, adrenalin-fuelled thriller that will keep you hooked from Sunday Times bestselling author Simon Kernick, the UK's answer to Harlan Coben.

"Simon Kernick writes with his foot pressed hard on the pedal. Hang on tight!" - Harlan Coben

"Simon Kernick writes great plots, great characters, great action" - Lee Child
"Read it. You won't be disappointed." -- ***** Reader review
"An ingenious plot." -- ***** Reader review
"It's twists and turns are as breathtakingly exciting as is the relentless pace of the story." -- ***** Reader review

It's a cold November night, and DS Dennis Milne is waiting to kill three unarmed men.

Cynical and jaded, Milne earns money on the side by doing what he does best: punishing the bad guys.

But he senses all is not quite right.

This time, instead of shooting drug dealers, he kills two customs officers and an accountant.

The hunter has become the hunted. With his colleagues and his enemies closing in on him, Milne must use all of his skills, just to stay alive.
#2 - A Good Day to Die
#2 - A Good Day to Die
An enthralling and visceral thriller from Sunday Times bestselling author Simon Kernick, the UK's answer to Harlan Coben.

'Kernick has produced a first-rate series of contemporary hard-boiled London thrillers, with ... a sympathetic character in Milne.' - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

'A knuckle-clenching ride.' - THE GUARDIAN

'Kernick is excellent at capturing the mean streets where crack deals go down and tourists don't linger.' - DAILY MAIL

'Kernick provides fast and furious storytelling with good, original fights and lots of blood.' - INDEPENDENT



Ex-cop Dennis Milne is intent on revenge.

His best friend has been brutally executed, and Milne wants to know who did it - and why.

But London is a dangerous place, especially for a man like Milne.

Because although his former colleagues don't know he's back in town, it soon becomes clear there are people who do. And that they'll stop at nothing to get him out of the way.

From the beaches of the Philippines to the mean streets of London, a hunt for justice becomes a terrifying battle for survival...

#3 - The Payback
#3 - The Payback
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


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.

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