'One of British crime writing's hidden jewels' Time Out
Fear grips the drugs underworld after two principals in the trade are murdered, and even Assistant Chief Constable Desmond Iles is under a cloud of suspicion.
Now the chief players start closing in on a fortune, while Iles, Chief Constable Mark Lane and Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur plunge into their own fierce struggle to control the game.
'An unconventional and spicy tour-de-force. James is terrific' Frances Fyfield