San Carlos Paperback – 21 Jun 2012
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"Now and then a novel creeps up on you, grabs you by the neck and gives you a thoroughly good shaking.a stylish period thriller" (Henry Sutton - 5 stars Daily Mirror)
A gripping, high-octane novel exploring the dark side of the sunshine islandSee all Product Description
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Craig is working as a driver and car mechanic for Sam Albright, a gangster in Northern England. Craig, however, is picked up by the police and agrees to testify against his employer in a trial that the police are putting together to send Sam down for several years. The book opens with Craig, now living incognito and rather unhappily with his girlfriend in Peterborough, as he plans a holiday to Ibiza. He gets word, however, that Sam – from his prison cell – has put a price on his head. So, with this alarming knowledge buzzing around his consciousness, he and his girlfriend set off for their weeklong holiday. On the island they settle into their hotel at Es Cana.
Meanwhile, the second story which intertwines with the first, features Ana from Hungary, who is on a quest. Her Mother has revealed on her deathbed, some of her own personal history and identified a, now, 71 year old man, who played a significant and hugely detrimental part in the lives of many, including that of her Mother. He is apparently living on the island and it is because of him that Ana has come to the White Isle. She is determined to find him and goes to significant lengths by trawling the public records, identifying foreigners who have settled on the island. She has drawn up a list of possible contenders, and drives around the island visiting each and every one to find her quarry. In order to sustain herself, Ana not only works as a hostess on a pleasure boat ploughing to and from Formentera, but she also works the evening shift at the bar in the hotel where Craig is staying. And that is how they meet….Read more ›