|| Deserted by her husband, Anne Lucas wants him dead.Small-time villain Joe Barrington wants out from the manipulations of gangster-on-the-run Michael McMarn. Joe's brother, Eamonn Coyd, emotionally and physically scarred, wants to get him and his family abroad fast. As a result, Coyd comes up with what is to prove a deadly alliance. If Joe Barrington takes up Anne Lucas's contract on her wealthy husband, then he can not only walk away with £30,000 but bleed her financially for months to come.When Anne and her unknown contract killer begin a deadly game of mutual entrapment they run the risk of self-destruction. Behind these players moves the bizarre shadow of gangster boss, McMarn, determined to revenge himself on his renegade contract killer.I Want Him Dead is a fast moving, crisply written tale of avarice, vengeance and human frailty which grips like a vice until the final page.