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Breakers

by Doug Johnstone

Thriller and Suspense

Breakers Synopsis

Seventeen-year-old Tyler lives in one of Edinburgh's most deprived areas. Coerced into robbing rich people's homes by his bullying older siblings, he's also trying to care for his little sister and his drug-addict mum. On a job, his brother Barry stabs a homeowner and leaves her for dead, but that's just the beginning of their nightmare, because the woman is the wife of Edinburgh's biggest crime lord, Deke Holt. With the police and the Holts closing in, and his shattered family in devastating danger, Tyler meets posh girl Flick in another stranger's house, and he thinks she may just be his salvation ... unless he drags her down too. A pulsatingly tense psychological thriller, Breakers is also a breathtakingly brutal, beautiful and deeply moving story of a good kid in the wrong family, from one of Scotland’s finest crime writers.

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Breakers Press Reviews

A pulsatingly tense, deeply moving psychological thriller from the Number One BESTSELLING Scottish author of Fault Lines...

`A cracking and highly original thriller. Johnstone never fails to deliver' Mark Billingham

`It's as psychologically rich as it is harrowing. I've come to expect nothing less from Doug Johnstone, one of the genre's premiere writers' Megan Abbott 

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ISBN: 9781912374670
Publication date: 16/05/2019
Publisher: Orenda Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781912374670
Publication date: 16th May 2019
Author: Doug Johnstone
Publisher: Orenda Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 300 pages
Genres: Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Thriller / suspense,

About Doug Johnstone

Doug Johnstone is the author of four novels, most recently Hit & Run, acclaimed by Ian Rankin as 'a great slice of noir' and by Irvine Welsh as 'a grisly parable for our times'. He is also a freelance journalist, a songwriter and musician, and has a PhD in nuclear physics. He lives in Edinburgh.   Author photo © Chris Scott  

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