Has Pearce finally found his match? A time-served Edinburgh hard man, Pearce is still recovering from the recent loss of his mother in a stabbing incident in a post office robbery. Heâ€™s invited by the dysfunctional Baxter family to protect their pregnant 16-year-old daughter from Wallace, her 26-year-old husband, a man with a penchant for killing family pets. Having found out that the babyâ€™s not his, Wallace has sworn vengeance. Pearce declines the job: heâ€™s no babysitter. But when Wallace kills Pearceâ€™s dog, he goes too far. Now itâ€™s personal. Time to find out who the real hard man is.
Publication date: 01/04/2008
|Publication date:||1st April 2008|
|Genres:||Books of the Month, Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
Allan Guthrie was born in Orkney and now lives in Edinburgh with his wife, Donna. He has published several short stories in a variety of magazines and anthologies. Allan is webmaster/editor of Noir Originals, commissioning editor for both Pulp Originals and PointBlank Press, and a literary agent. Maxim Jakubowski's view on Allan Guthrie... If Guthrie had an American equivalent, it would be the incomparable James Ellroy. His world is dark, action-filled, rough and ready and his new novel SLAMMER is another walk on the wild side, as a young prison officer takes flak from all quarters and is ...More About Allan Guthrie