Introducing the Collins Modern Classics, a series featuring some of the most significant books of recent times, books that shed light on the human experience - classics which will endure for generations to come.
New edition of short stories of Stonewall Award-winning author John Sam Jones, selected from Welsh Boys Too and\r\nFishboys of Vernazza, including some unseen work and a new foreword by David Llewellyn.
Despite his relatively young age, John McDaid, a young Gardai officer, has risen to the rank of Detective Inspector in the serious crimes squad based in Dublin. Then he is asked to lead in what again appears to be nothing but a simple and routine enquiry, that of a runaway teenager, albeit the son of the US Ambassador.
Kabul 2005: the body of Waheed, a UN agency driver, is found in a vehicle riddled with bullet holes. Gil Moncrief searches for Waheeds killer in a city of intrigue and insecurity. In the centre of it all is a small plastic figure of Elvis that dangles from the windscreen; the key to unmasking the killer.
It should have been simple.\r\n\r\n\r\nFly from Moscow to London, help steal from some Prince, fly back home and get paid.\r\n\r\n\r\nWhen best laid plans go awry, Mikhail finds himself torn between conflicting loyalties, to Alexander, to the mission, and to what he knows is right.