"This was fun and I'm glad I dropped by to order a copy" - Karen, Australian Crime Fiction.
"Writing is strong and the evocation of Melbourne is fantastic" - Allen & Unwin
"A gripping crime story. Richmond is accurately and lovingly rendered" - Nicole Lindsey, Herald Sun
Disgraced former British secret service agent Bromo Perkin has high hopes of settling into a quiet anonymous life in Australia. His plans are brutally shattered when the seductive minder of a local standover man coerces him into settling a dispute between her boss and a rival property developer. As he unravels the underside of city hall, Bromo becomes deeply embroiled in local politics, bribery and ethnic rivalries. His descent into the suburb's underbelly of corruption and violence reaches a harrowing conclusion at the MCG.