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The Rage

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2014 Barry Award for Best Paperback original (nominee)
2013 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year (shortlist)
2012 CWA Gold Dagger

Vincent Naylor is a professional thief, as confident as he is reckless. Just ten days out of jail, and he's preparing his next robbery. But his plan is already unravelling.

While investigating the murder of a crooked banker, Detective Sergeant Bob Tidey gets a call from an old acquaintance, Maura Coady. The retired nun believes there's something suspicious happening in the Dublin backstreet where she lives alone.

Maura's call inadvertently unleashes a storm of violence that will engulf Vincent Naylor and force Tidey to make a deadly choice.

The Rage is a masterpiece of suspense, told against the background of a country's shameful past and its troubled present.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A stunning novel. Naylor is a villain worthy of Elmore leonard in his prime." - Ken Bruen

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