25 Reviews - Scores An Impressive Whopping 4.9 Out Of 5 !!!!
Life is about choices, those already made and those yet to come.
For John Cooper, more than most, this is especially true. Lost, hopeless and alone, he drifts through the Brighton underworld, a slave to his heroin habit and all but forgetting the man he used to be as he succumbs, dose by dose, to the drug that is both sustaining and killing him.
The only people of import in his life are Mandy, a 16 year old prostitute who he cares for like a daughter, and Phil, mid-thirties and suffering from autism, a fact that many of the local drug dealers use to their advantage as they get him to ferry drugs all over the city.
When Phil dies of a suspected overdose, however, John's long-buried instincts begin to rise to the surface. Knowing that his friend would never use drugs, he begins to investigate what he knows is a murder when the police fail to show any interest.
Unwittingly, John plunges himself and everyone around him into a murky world of drugs, violence and betrayal, all the while struggling against the addiction that consumes him.
"Apart from being a fast-paced read, full of unexpected turns, Paul Grzegorzek has brought us John Cooper. His story is a painful and unpleasant one, but it'll have you rooting for him on every page. I loved it". - Lisa Cutts, author of Never Forget.
Paul Grzegorzek is besides his own books is currently assisting Novelist Peter James as an adviser on his Roy Grace series on novels.