By Simon Kernick
Whilst Dennis Milne--now residing less than an assumed identification within the Philippines--hears that his previous buddy and colleague Malik has been gunned down in a restaurant, he comes to a decision to return to the violent urban he as soon as known as domestic and convey the assassin to justice. Milne arrives in a pre-Christmas London that is chilly and opposed. yet he's not a policeman; now not charged with conserving the peace and upholding the legislations. even supposing his previous associates on the King's move station don't know that Milne is again on the town, it quickly turns into transparent that his arrival has been anticipated through males who're after his blood. Hungry for revenge and made up our minds to uphold his personal very tough model of justice, Milne searches for the individual in the back of his friend's demise--and leaves a path of dying and destruction extra wide-reaching than even he may have anticipated.
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