February's Son - A Harry McCoy Thriller (Paperback)
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February's Son - A Harry McCoy Thriller (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 30/01/2020
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ON DARK NIGHTS, SOMEONE NEEDS TO LIGHT A FEW FIRES . . . Bodies are piling up with messages carved into their chests. Rival gangs are competing for control. New drugs have arrived in Glasgow, and they've brought a different kind of violence to the broken city. The law of the street is changing and demons from Detective McCoy's past are coming back to haunt him. Can McCoy keep his head up for long enough to deliver justice?

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781786894199
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 256 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
Edition: Main


MEDIA REVIEWS
A riveting journey through the grim and gritty dark side of 1970s Glasgow . . . A powerful slab of tartan noir * * Herald * *
Pitch-black tartan noir, set in Seventies Glasgow . . . Compelling . . . With an emotional heart that's hard to ignore * * Daily Mail * *
[An] engaging tartan noir page turner * * Scotsman * *
A riveting book, begging to be read in as few sittings as possible . . . The macabre and morally ambivalent February's Son is not one that will be quickly or easily forgotten * * The National * *
A winning formula . . . All the elements of the classic crime page turner are here * * Yorkshire Post * *
PRAISE FOR BLOODY JANUARY: An old-school cop novel written with wit and economy . . . Think McIlvanney or Get Carter -- IAN RANKIN
A potent tale of death . . . Alan Parks's excellent first novel propels him into the top class of Scottish noir authors . . . Detective Harry McCoy . . . is so noir that he makes most other Scottish cops seem light grey * * The Times, Book of the Month * *
1970s Glasgow hewn from flesh and drawn in blood -- PETER MAY
The latest star of Tartan noir - perhaps even a successor to the late, great William McIlvanney . . . Gripping, utterly authentic and nerve-jangling, this novel announces a fine new voice in crime writing * * Daily Mail * *
Gripping and violent, dark and satisfying. I flew through it -- BRET EASTON ELLIS
The Launch of the paperback of February's Son by Alan Parks

The Launch of the paperback of February's Son by Alan Parks

Glasgow - Sauchiehall Street
Tuesday 11th February 18:30 - 20:00

Join us as we launch the paperback of the 2nd in the very successful series of thrillers based in Glasgow by Alan Parks. "Detective Harry McCoy . . . is so noir that he makes most other Scottish cops seem light grey" The Times ON DARK NIGHTS, SOMEONE NEEDS TO LIGHT A FEW FIRES . . . Bodies are piling up with messages carved into their chests. Rival gangs are competing for control. New drugs have arrived in Glasgow, and they've brought a different kind of violence to the broken city. The law of the street is changing and demons from Detective McCoy's past are coming back to haunt him. Can McCoy keep his head up for long enough to deliver justice?

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“This is writing that sucks you in and doesn’t let go.”

Reading February’s Son is like taking a grand tour of the mean streets of 1970’s Glasgow, primarily through its drinking dens. From The Variety to Mallons to the Muscular Arms, by way of the St. Enoch Hotel, this is... More

Hardback edition
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“A Great Sequel to Bloody January But Would Read Well As A Stand Alone”

This book follows on from " Bloody January " and is the second novel in the Detective Harry McCoy series. This Scottish Noir novel is not for the faint hearted being violent and very descriptive throughout,... More

Hardback edition
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“February's Son”

It’s been three weeks since the events of that bloody January. Harry McCoy is about to return to work with the Glasgow police hoping for some more quiet times. But when Murray calls him in early, he knows that it must... More

Hardback edition
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