THE DEFENCE by Steve Cavanagh

THE DEFENCE Steve Cavanagh (stevecavanagh.com) Orion Books (www.orionbooks.co.uk) £12.99 “Do exactly as I tell you or I’ll put a bullet in your spine.” Pushing the gun hard into my back, he said, “I’ll follow you out of the bathroom. You’ll put on your coat. You’ll pay for breakfast, and we’ll leave together. We’re going to […]

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EAST OF INNOCENCE by David Thorne

EAST OF INNOCENCE David Thorne Corvus (atlantic-books.co.uk) £12.99 It’s an old joke, well-worn. What’s the difference between God and a lawyer? The man sitting across the desk from me, eyes fixed on my face, doesn’t look like he’d appreciate the punch line. Daniel Connell, son of an Essex hard-man, is a big-time lawyer fallen on […]

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