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WINNER OF THE CWA DEBUT DAGGER
'[A] brilliant debut' Sunday Times Crime Club
'A fresh and exciting new voice to the genre' Ann Cleeves
'Gritty, compelling and authentic' Daily Express
'Fascinating' CJ Carver
'Enjoyable. Fast-paced. Recommended.' Observer
'Raw! Authentic! The crime thriller that I've been waiting for' Khurram Rahman
'Terrific' The Times
'One of the best books I've read this year' The Crime Novel Reader
'Impressive, Brutal, Convincing' Mail on Sunday
'You won't be putting this book down' Hardeep Singh Kohli
'A satisfying slice of action-led crime . . . readers (will be) hooked from the off' Skinny
THEY'RE NOT BOUND BY FAMILY. BUT A FAMILY COULD TEAR THEM APART.
Southall, West London. After being released from prison, Zaq Khan is lucky to land a dead-end job at a builders' yard. All he wants to do is keep his head down and put the past behind him.
But when Zaq is forced to search for his boss's runaway daughter, he quickly finds himself caught up in a deadly web of deception, murder and revenge.
With time running out and pressure mounting, can he find the missing girl before it's too late? And if he does, can he keep her - and himself - alive long enough to deal with the people who want them both dead?
Amer Anwar grew up in West London. After leaving college he had a variety of jobs, including; warehouse assistant, comic book lettering artist, a driver for emergency doctors and chalet rep in the French Alps. He eventually landed a job as a creative artworker/graphic designer and spent a decade and a half producing artwork, mainly for the home entertainment industry. He holds an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck, University of London and is a winner of the Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger Award. Brothers in Blood is his debut novel and the first in the Zaq and Jags series.