'Foul-mouthed, scatological and amusing in equal measure' Guardian.
Summer 1977: It s no holiday in the sun in Handstead New Town, a north Manchester overspill. Known to the local cops as Horse s Arse, it s preparing to celebrate the Queen s Silver Jubilee. But with lob-in football violence, rampant police hooliganism and an expanding LSD market - there ll be a riot going on.
Local gangster, Sercan Ozdemir has underestimated DCI Harrison, head of the CID; blood on the floor in an interview room is all in a day s work for him. And Ozdemir knows that if his crime family discover he s been doing his own thing, they ll pull his face off.
Meanwhile the uniform cops, Psycho, Pizza, The Brothers, Ally and the others, hurl the rule book out of the window and continue to hold the tide of criminal scum at bay for as long as they can in a town they despise...