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Dark Times in the City (Paperback)

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An ordinary man gets caught up in a tempestuous whirlwind of gangland
violence. Blackmailed into participating in the planning of an epic
retribution and saddled with his own dark past, Danny Callaghan has few
options and fewer allies. The novel’s dismal portrayal of Dublin’s
underbelly is paired with fast-paced criminal plotting to create a
cathartic voyage through blood-soaked streets.

— Nici


Danny Callaghan is having a quiet drink in a Dublin pub when two men with guns walk in. They're here to take care of a minor problem - petty criminal Walter Bennett. On impulse, Callaghan intervenes to save Walter's life. Soon, his own survival is in question. With a troubled past and an uncertain future, Danny finds himself drawn into a vicious scheme of revenge. Dark Times in the City depicts an edgy city where affluence and cocaine fuel a ruthless gang culture, and a man’s fleeting impulse may cost the lives of those who matter most to him. Kerrigan’s new novel is his finest yet; a CWA Gold Dagger Crime Novel finalist, its gripping from start to finish, powerful, original and impossible to put down.

About the Author

Gene Kerrigan is an award-winning journalist and the author of the novels The Midnight Choir, Little Criminals, and The Rage, which was awarded the CWA’s 2012 Gold Dagger Prize for Best Crime Novel Of the Year. He lives in Dublin.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781609451448
ISBN-10: 1609451449
Publisher: Europa Editions
Publication Date: October 1st, 2013
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: World Noir
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