'No one delivers a sharper thriller than the superb Colin Harrison' Mail on Sunday Her story, his trouble, begins in desire Paul Reeves is a successful New York lawyer with a seemingly charmed life. He has an adoring girlfriend, a beautiful apartment on the Upper West Side and a voracious appetite for rare and beautiful maps. But when his seductive, all-American neighbour Jennifer Mehraz - wife of the suave but shadowy young businessman Ahmed Mehraz - desperately pleads for his help, Paul is catapulted into Manhattan's dangerous underworld. Behind its glamourous facade, this city is a dark and troubling place where anything can be bought for a high enough price...As past and present collide, devastating secrets are unearthed, loyalties put to the test and Paul will be forced to consider what he is willing to sacrifice to possess what - and who - he most desires.
'No one delivers a sharper thriller than the superb Colin Harrison' Mail on Sunday Her story, his trouble, begins in desire
Harrison is a master of mood and atmosphere * New York Times * The class act of the urban thriller * Entertainment Weekly * Colin Harrison is an exciting and intelligent writer ... He never allows the reader's attention to flag * Irish Independent * The noir poet of New York crime fiction ... Harrison's storytelling hums and his prose shimmers * Publishers Weekly * Tom Wolfe-worthy ... Harrison is a cinematic writer * New York Times Book Review * Harrison is much more interested in the subtler shadings of goodness and weakness than he is in the gaudy displays of bang-pow-splat that typify so many other thrillers * Economist * Harrison brings to a John Grisham-like story a stylistic panache and a depth of characterisation Grisham never attempts, without forfeiting his page-turning grip on the reader * Sunday Times * Harrison's sense of atmosphere and character is so strong * Daily Telegraph *
Colin Harrison is the author of eight novels, including the bestsellers The Havana Room and Manhattan Nocturne, which was made into a film in 2016. He lives with his wife, novelist Kathryn Harrison, and their three children in Brooklyn, New York.