Peter Stanton controls the underworld on the tough streets of Newcastle, he is watching his empire fall apart, His team are being murdered and maimed, his business interests are being attacked and he is constantly looking over his shoulder, while he is looking into who is behind the onslaught and why he is being targeted he finds himself embroiled into an underbelly that leads him into a murky world involving child prostitution, drug trafficking, protection rackets, police informants and, all going on right under his nose in what he sees as his town, not knowing who he can trust, he is dealing with the situation in the only way he knows...
I've been labelled a gangster by some, that's laughable to me. The way I see it I'm nothing more than a businessman".
True grit! by C.R. Simmonds
Good, gritty low life crime story set in Newcastle: the author creates very good down-to-earth scenarios and the pace of action remains good throughout the story. Good, credible crime fiction novel - read and enjoy!