I Am Gold - Harpur and Iles (Hardback)Bill James (author)
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A street shooting which leaves a mother and child dead on the school run. But was this a random act of violence? Unlikely, when it transpires the victims were the wife and son of well known drugs baron Mansel Shale.
Having committed this atrocity, the gunman flees to a charity shop where very soon a hostage situation develops and Harpur and Iles are brought in to oversee the siege - which ends in sudden action and tragedy.
But as subsequent events unfold, it appears the gunman was on target; he wasn't after Shale after all, but his wife - who was certainly not what all had assumed her to be...
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 395 g
Dimensions: 222 x 138 x 23 mm
For many years [James] has been writing some of the most potent crime fiction in Britain. * Marcel Berlins, The Times *
Essential reading. * Observer *
Most other British police writers are foam rubber truncheons to James's iron riot baton. * Time Out *
Deliciously unsavoury. * Guardian *
Another dodgy gavotte by the master of the revels ... brilliant. * Literary Review *
Dazzles ... a modern morality play of epic scope. * Publishers Weekly *
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