About this book
Paperback edition of the 4th book in Atkinson's series featuring Jackson Brodie. The previous one, "When Will There Be Good News?" won the Richard & Judy Best Read Of The Year and reached No 3 on the "Sunday Times" list in hardback. It was the UK's 3rd biggest selling paperback novel of 2009. 'Crime has given Atkinson the freedom to write an ambitious, panoramic work, full of excitement, colour and compassion.' "Sunday Times"
A day like any other for security chief Tracy Waterhouse, until she makes a shocking impulse purchase. That one moment of madness is all it takes for Tracy's humdrum world to be turned upside down, the tedium of everyday life replaced by fear and danger at every turn. Witnesses to Tracy's outrageous exchange in the Merrion Centre.