Another freebie by Roger Granelli from Accent Press.
Set against the backdrop of life in the Welsh valleys, Granelliís edgy novel delves into addiction and the psychotic mind and leaves the reader reeling.
James Read is a troubled man in his forties. A gambling addiction has destroyed his life, career and marriage. After a period living on the streets he ends up in a hostel, where he meets Colin, a Falklands war veteran with schizophrenia.
The novel is played out against the backdrop of Colinís crazed mind and insane plans. As Jamesí life begins to recover, so the danger that Colin represents begins to escalate. Colin becomes Jamesí nemesis and pushes him toward the limit of endurance. The novel concludes in climactic and dramatic fashion.