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A powerful hardboiled noir of violence and obsession set against the backdrop of the simmering racial tension produced by the LA Riots and the O.J. Simpson trial.
He's on the run from himself.
Pittsburgh, 1995. Twenty-two year old Bobby Saraceno is a biracial black man, passing for white. Bobby has hidden his identity from everyone, even his best friend and fellow comic-book geek, Aaron, who has just returned from prison a newly radicalized white supremacist.
During the night of their reunion, Bobby witnesses Aaron mercilessly assault a young black man with a brick. In the wake of this horrifying act of violence, Bobby must conceal his unwitting involvement in the crime from the police, while battling his own personal demons. This is a harrowing story about racism and brutality that is more urgent now than ever.
A Financial Times, Guardian and Sunday Times crime fiction/thriller of the month.
'Mesmerising' SUNDAY TIMES
'Short, lucid and harrowing' OBSERVER
'Dark, gritty and thrilling' DAILY MAIL
'Incredibly suspenseful' ATTICA LOCKE