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The Unquiet Heart by Gordon Ferris
  

The Unquiet Heart

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Gutsy Danny McRae returns ready for action in this dynamic and riveting read, set a few months on from Truth Dare Kill. This can be most definitely be read as a stand alone novel, however you will understand so much more of what makes Danny tick if you read his books in order. Post war London sees villains and corrupt coppers adroitly acquiring money while honest folk are seriously tempted by criminality in order to make ends meet.
Ferris maintains his deft touch in exposing the seedier side of life, his fabulous descriptions vividly bring to life the bomb eaten streets, bursting warehouses and conspicuously crimson parlours. Danny McRae; determined, driven and difficult is undeniably someone you would want on your side. Ferris reinforces his status as tenacious survivor when he drops him into Berlin. Ferris has the impressive ability to describe the daily struggle, the need for revenge, a city literally torn apart and make it touchable, understandable and so very, very real. ~ Liz Robinson

If you like Gordon Ferris you might also like to read books by Ian Rankin, Craig Russell and Stuart Neville.

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Synopsis

The Unquiet Heart by Gordon Ferris

Danny McRae, private detective scraping a living in ration-card London. Eve Copeland, crime reporter, looking for new angles to save her career. It's an alliance made in heaven. Until Eve disappears, a contact dies violently and an old adversary presents Danny with some unpalatable truths. His desperate search for his lover draws him into a web of black marketeers, double agents and assassins, and hurls him into the shattered remains of Berlin, where terrorism and espionage foreshadow the bleakness of the Cold War. And Danny begins to lose sight of the thin line between good and evil...

Reviews

The word-of-mouth hit that is leaving its fellow thrillers in its wake. Ferris is a wonderfully evocative writer. * Observer * Ferris is a writer of real authority, immersing the reader into his nightmare world... everything speaks of an original voice. * Independent * The rising star of Scottish literature. * Scotsman * Every now and then you come across a writer and wonder how on earth you haven't read their books before... Mr Ferris has confirmed himself as an exciting and original voice in the crime noir genre. * New York Journal of Books *


About the Author

Gordon Ferris

Gordon Ferris is an ex-techy in the Ministry of Defence and an ex-partner in one of the Big Four accountancy firms. Maybe that's where he gets his interest in spies and crooks. He writes about the important things in life: conflicted heroes and headstrong women embroiled in tangled tales of life, love and death. He is the author of the No. 1 bestselling eBook The Hanging Shed in the Brodie series as well as Truth Dare Kill and The Unquiet Heart.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st November 2012

Author

Gordon Ferris

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Author's Website

www.gordonferris.com/

Publisher

Atlantic Books

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9780857895554

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