Paying for it [electronic resource] : Gus Dury Series, Book 1. Tony Black.
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- Publisher: New York : Blasted Heath, 2013.
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|Summary, etc.:|| Gus Dury once had a high-flying career as a journalist and a wife he adored. But now he is living on the edge, a drink away from Edinburgh's down-and-outs, drifting from bar to bar, trying not to sign divorce papers. But the road takes an unexpected turn when a friend asks him to investigate the brutal torture and killing of his son, and Gus becomes embroiled in a much bigger story of political corruption and illegal people-trafficking. Seedy doss-houses, bleak wastelands and sudden violence contrast with the cobbled streets and cool bistros of fashionable Edinburgh, as the puzzle unravels to a truly shocking ending. PAYING FOR IT is the first book in the Gus Dury series. CRITICAL ACCLAIM FOR TONY BLACK "a compelling and convincing portrayer of raw emotions in a vicious milieu" The Times "if you're a fan of Ian Rankin, Denise Mina or Irvine Welsh, this is most certainly one for you" The Scotsman "Black renders his nocotine-stained domain in a hardboiled slang that fizzles with...
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