In this race for the Irish Presidency, the road is paved with deception, blackmail, and sexual intrigue. In Derry. the ceasefire may have curtailed some of the Boys' activities, but corruption and crime have yet to be decommissioned. With the Irish presidential election looming, local gangster Harry the Hurler sees his chance to muscle his way into the South. He backs both Derry judge `Letemout' Lou and notorious newspaperman Stan-who happen to be ex-lovers-as his candidates. These rivals will stop at nothing to win-and the bad guys are even worse! An irresistibly funny novel that lifts the lid on the double-dealing, fast-talking and downright dirty world of Irish politics.
Used availability for Garbhan Downey's Running Mates
April 2007 : UK Paperback