A House of Knives (Breen and Tozer 2)
By: William Shaw (author)Paperback
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London 1968. A city of two sides. A copper caught in the crossfire. The Black Sheep. The wayward son of a rising MP is mutilated and burnt in suspicious circumstances. The Honest Detective. DS Cathal Breen dodges political embargo and death threats to pursue the case. The Rolling Stone. Notorious art dealer Robert Fraser may provide the only clue - if only he will talk. And as Breen slips deeper into London's underground of hippies and heroin, he edges nearer to the secrets of those at the very top. Banished from a corrupt and fracturing system, he will finally be forced to fight fire with fire.
William Shaw was born in Newton Abbot, Devon, grew up in Nigeria and lived for sixteen years in Hackney. He is the author of the acclaimed Breen & Tozer crime series set in sixties London: A Song from Dead Lips, A House of Knives and A Book of Scars. For over twenty years he has written on popular culture and sub-culture for various publications including the Observer and the New York Times. He lives in Brighton.
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