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A violent drunk with a broken heart, Mackie looks for love in all the wrong places. When two hit men catch him with his pants down, he barely makes it out alive. Worse still, his ex-gangster uncle, Rab, has vanished, leaving him an empty house and a dead dog.

Reluctant PI Sam Ireland is hired by hotshot lawyers to track Rab but is getting nothing except blank stares and slammed doors. As she scours the dive bars, the dregs of Glasgow start to take notice.

DI Andy Lambert is a cop in the middle of an endless shift. A body washes up, and the city seems to shiver in fear; looks like it's up to Lambert to clean up after the lowlifes again.

As a rampaging Mackie hunts his uncle, the scum of the city come out to play. And they play dirty. It seems that everyone has either a dark secret or a death wish. In Mackie's case, it might just be both.

©2015 Jay Stringer (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved

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  • 02-21-18

Not funny, not entertaining, not believable

I am so glad Audible will refund if you don't like a book because this has been sent back. The story is just silly without the humour. The characters are just not sympathetic or believable. How does a small time crook not be affected by being shot. How does he also use a gun to kill someone for the first time without being affected by that. How does this unsympathetic crook persuade a professional psychiatrist to stitch him up and not report it.

I felt sorry for the readers. Both seemed to be trying hard to make the material entertaining but I thought the effort was obvious.