Using a tanning salon as a front, Edinburgh-based Carlos Morales arranges contract killings. But his hit man's in jail and won't be out for a while. So when an anonymous payment arrives, Carlos decides to take the job on himself. But once the 'mark' is revealed, Carlos re-thinks his plan. This is no longer business - it's personal - because the 'mark' is his mother.
"cognitive disconnect is hard to write"
When a seven-year-old boy disappears after school, the case is handed to Detective Frank Collins. He's been looking to lead a high-profile case for a while, and sets out determined to prove his worth. But the missing schoolboy is only a trigger for another crime. Someone is intent on exploiting the boy's grief-stricken mother. And they have plans for Frank Collins too.
Robin Greaves schlägt sich als mittelmäßiger Ganove mit waghalsigen Raubüberfällen durchs Leben. Als er erfährt, dass sein Komplize eine Affäre mit seiner Frau hat, schmiedet er Rachepläne...