Taut, tight and terrific, a London thriller for our times' Philippe SandsPlease don't let me die. Please don't. When a teenage boy steps out of the shadows of Gallowstree Lane and asks a passer-by for help, it's already too late.
His life is bleeding out on the London street. The murder threatens to derail Operation Perseus, a cover police investigation into the Eardsley Bluds, an organised criminal network. Detective Kieran Shaw can't and won't allow that to happen.
But fifteen-year-old Ryan has other ideas. He's witnessed the death of his best friend, and now he wants someone to pay... As loyalties collide, a chain of events is triggered that threatens everyone with a connection to Gallowstree Lane.
'Kate London, the new rising star of crime fiction, is the real thing. Read everything she writes.' Tony Parsons