Book Club

Undercover

A football player’s agent called Lydia Gallagher has her family kidnapped during a visit to Northern Ireland. But undercover cop Cormac Kelly has infiltrated the gang. Lydia’s husband is shot and Kelly is forced to blow his cover. He manages to save their lives but…
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Features

Keith Nixon: Top five books of 2014

I read far too much, and 2014 has been no exception. As well as going back to old favourites I also like to find new authors too. It’s a special feeling when you read a book and immediately connect. And so this year’s top five…
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Features

NTN: An introduction to Blasted Heath Books

New Talent November this year coincides with the third anniversary of Blasted Heath’s launch as Scotland’s first digital-only publisher. Partners in crime (and other genres) are the award-winning novelist and literary agent Allan Guthrie and digital specialist Kyle MacRae. Their shared upbeat view of the changing publishing world…
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Book Club

Undercover

A football player’s agent called Lydia Gallagher has her family kidnapped during a visit to Northern Ireland. But undercover cop Cormac Kelly has infiltrated the gang. Lydia’s husband is shot and Kelly is forced to blow his cover. He managed to save their lives but…
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Undercover

Written by Gerard Brennan — Lydia Gallagher is the agent for star footballer Rory Cullen, recently transferred for a record fee from Chelsea to Manchester United. She and her family are over in Belfast, Cullen’s home town, following the release of his controversial autobiography. But her husband…
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Wee Rockets

Set on the mean streets of West Belfast – heartland of The Troubles but now in the throes of regeneration – Wee Rockets follows a group of young working class boys who aspire towards thugdom; you couldn’t call them a gang at the outset but…
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Wee Rockets

Written by Gerard Brennan — After last summer’s riots, and the resulting chorus of accusation and analysis from a remote middle class media, Wee Rockets feels like a very prescient book, focused on feral kids with lives dominated by casual brutality and rabid consumerism. Reading…
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