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  • Hachette Books Ireland
  • Hachette Books Ireland
  • Hachette Books Ireland

No Escape

Arlene Hunt

3 Reviews

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Fiction, Crime & mystery, Gardening

A gripping thriller about a criminal underworld that's spun out of control, and facing down forces from which there is no escape.

'Irish crime writing at its best' John Connolly

BREAKING FREE ONCE WAS LUCKY. THIS TIME, THERE MAY BE NO ESCAPE...

Leo Kennedy was always meant to enter the family business, where deals are made in dark corners and crossing the wrong people can get you killed. But, years ago, he surprised everyone by leaving it all behind and choosing a life on the straight and narrow - at a heavy cost.

Now, he's back in Dublin to receive a mysterious inheritance, and trying to ignore the increasingly loud hum of gang violence in the city.

Meanwhile, as tensions escalate between Leo's toxic family and rival gang the Wards, trafficked sisters Yulia and Celestine are desperately trying to free themselves from Duchy Ward's violent clutches.

Leo immerses himself in plans to open a restaurant and turn his life around once more, failing to notice the signs that his return is all part of a trap set by his father to bring him back into the fold. And this time, there may be no escape...

'Gripping from the start ... from one of Ireland's most compelling crime writers' Brian McGilloway

'An utterly gripping, gritty, addictive page-turner ... I couldn't put it down' Louise Phillips

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Praise for No Escape

  • Irish crime writing at its best. It's good to have Arlene Hunt back - JOHN CONNOLLY

  • "Gripping from the start, No Escape explores the lives of those trapped in gangland feuds with all the skill and insight we've come to expect from one of Ireland's most compelling crime writers. A must-read for modern Ireland." - BRIAN MCGILLOWAY

  • An utterly gripping, gritty, addictive, page turner ... I couldn't put it down - Louise Phillips

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Arlene Hunt

Arlene Hunt is an author and film reviewer. No Escape is her eleventh novel. A somewhat slow long-distance runner, when not writing, Arlene can usually be found halfway up a mountain with two German Shepherds for company. She lives in Dublin.

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