"A stunning novel. Here at last is the Irish Chandler. Naylor is a villain worthy of Elmore Leonard in his prime" (Ken Bruen)
is a gripping thriller written with such authority and authenticity that it almost feels like documentary. If you love crime fiction, you owe it to yourself to read Gene Kerrigan" (Stuart Neville)
"Kerrigan's bruising depiction of Dublin's underbelly is wrought with hard-boiled lyricism" (Metro
"Pacy...cuts close to the bone" (Irish Independent
"Written in Kerrigan's trademark, sparse style, it rattles along the way all good crime fiction should" (The Irish Independent
Winner of the 2012 CWA Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel, this is a gripping thriller set in credit-crunch Dublin, from the master of hardboiled Irish noir.