When the body of a female director is found a special team is called in to investigate and prime suspect Alex Troy is arrested for the murder. Desperate to remain a free man he protests his innocence but refuses to use his alibi. Trying to protect the woman he loves becomes a dangerous game and when a second Alex Troy surfaces, questions are asked and suspicions deepen. It's not long before the prime suspect completes a daring escape from custody and DI Breck and DS Kearns begin the hunt. But he wants out of the force while she wants revenge, he seeks the truth but she wants to keep it from him, and a real-life right-wing march provides an explosive backdrop, bringing a startling account of the past back to life over a burgeoning `70s landscape.
Lloyd was born in London and graduated in Media and Communication. An avid movie fan, he wrote film reviews for his university magazine and enjoyed a stint in a television production company where he helped with props and scripts. He went on to write reviews for music sites, including ilikemusic, and after gaining several years of valuable experience within the finance and digital sectors, he completed a course in journalism. He now works as an editor. Lloyd has interviewed a host of bestselling authors, such as Mark Billingham, Hugh Howey, Kerry Hudson, and Lawrence Block, and has blogged for The Bookseller, and The Huffington Post. He also wrote a regular book review column for WUWO Magazine and two of his short stories were selected for publication in the `Out of My Window' anthology. He has also had articles appear on the Crime Readers' Association website, and in the Writers' Forum magazine. Lloyd's debut crime thriller, the gripping Dead Lands, will be published by Urbane autumn 2017.