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Gutted by Tony Black
  

Gutted

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Following on from the gritty Paying For It there is no let up on the bleak and violent world that Gus Dury finds himself pulled in to. With very black humour and relentless pace this a series that looks like it’s going to move from strength to strength and we will be watching with eager excitement.

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Gutted by Tony Black

When the gangland owner of a pit bull that killed a three-year-old girl is found gutted on an Edinburgh hill Gus Dury is asked to investigate, and soon finds himself up to his neck in the warring underworld of the city’s sink estates. Amidst illegal dog fights, a missing fifty grand and a police force and judiciary desperate to cover their links to a brutal killing, Gus must work fast to root out the truth, whilst the case sinks its teeth ever deeper into him.

About the Author

Tony Black

Tony Black is the author of twelve previous novels, including Artefacts of the Dead and His Father's Son. An award-winning journalist, he was born in Australia and grew up in Scotland and Ireland. Tony has been described by Irvine Welsh as his 'favourite British crime writer'. Tony was shortlisted for The Guardian's Not the Booker Prize in 2014 and has been nominated for the Crime Writers Association Dagger six times.

Maxim Jakubowski's view on Tony Black...

Tony Black's third novel LOSS is another bleak investigation for his poignant Edinburgh washed up journalist turned involuntary private investigator Gus Dury. Black writes about urban blight and the curse of alcohol like no other, but his down at heel tales are also full of everyday humour. Harrowing but indispensable.

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Book Info

Publication date

4th June 2009

Author

Tony Black

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www.tonyblack.net/

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Publisher

Preface Publishing

Format

Hardback

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9781848090521

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