Meet Finn Maguire—a compelling new character for the crime genre.
The day Finn Maguire discovers his father bludgeoned to death in a pool of blood, his dreary life is turned upside down. He's the prime suspect in the murder. Finn must race against time to clear his name and find out who hated his dad enough to murder him. Searching the sordid, brutal London underworld for answers, Finn exposes dark family secrets and faces danger at every turn. But he's about to learn that it's the people you trust who can hit you the hardest.
About Niall Leonard
NIALL LEONARD is a drama and comedy screenwriter, born in Northern Ireland and living in West London with his wife, bestselling author E L James, and their two children. Among his many television credits, he has created episodes of Wire in the Blood, Silent Witness, Ballykissangel, and Hornblower. He has also led seminars and workshops on screenwriting and script editing for the BBC, the Northern Ireland Film Council, and the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild, and has lectured on the creative process at the University of Reading.
An Edgar Award finalist for Best Young Adult Novel
" A hard-hitting adventure . . . travels at a gripping pace."--Publishers Weekly
"Many twists and turns that keep readers guessing."--School Library Journal
NOMINEE Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Young Adult Novel