In his thrilling first novel, Pat O'Keeffe brings to brutal, authentic life the real world of firefighting and crime in East London.'Does for firefighting what Gisham and Turow have achieved for the legal profession' Time Out
Steve Jay is a fireman on the edge. Crippling debts and the recent return of his unfaithful partner Jenny have bent him out of shape, getting between him and the job he loves.
But Jay's problems are only just beginning. A horrific fire in an East London fashion store and workshop tests him and his watch to the limit. And when an old friend offers him serious money to investigate the Sheldon family's history of fires, it sounds like the answer to a prayer.
His decision to accept the case plunges him into a nightmare of arson and murder.