The Killing Pool: DCI Billy McCartney

Author: Kevin Sampson
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Category: Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Crime Fiction
Age Group: 15+
Book Format: Paperback


DCI Billy McCartney discovers the body of a key informant near Liverpool Docks - a killer setback as he closes the net on a major drug smuggling scheme.

McCartney's investigation into the murder peels back layer after layer of a decades-long dynasty of heroin trafficking - but Billy has a secret, and each revelation takes him back to an unsolved crime that he cannot leave behind.

If he is to catch the men responsible and end a lifetime's torment, he must act fast...

Praise for the DCI Billy McCartney series:

'Pace and tension in spades...'

Irish Times

'Ferociously compelling'

Reader's Digest

'Violent and earthy, reflecting its inner-city locale. And did I mention the killer ending? Marvellous'

Raven Crime Reads

'A punched-in-the-solar-plexus feeling occurs as this novel's final, gobsmacking twist is revealed. Without a doubt my crime novel of the year'


'The final few paragraphs are as magnificent as they are unexpected. You will put this book down with a sense of dizzy wonder'

Sachin Nakrani

About Kevin Sampson
Kevin Sampson is the author of eight novels, as well as Extra Time, his account of a season in the life of a Liverpool FC fanatic, and the moving narrative of the Hillsborough tragedy, Hillsborough Voices. He has also contributed to football anthologies, including Here We Go Gathering Cups in May and Redmen, which he also edited.
Kevin is a regular contributor to the Guardian, Observer and the award-winning LFC podcast, The Anfield Wrap. He lives on Merseyside where he is a long-term supporter of CALM, a charity specialising in the mental health needs of young males.
You can find him at @ksampsonwriter on Twitter.


SKU BK-9780099470267
Barcode # 9780099470267
Brand Vintage Publishing
Artist / Author Kevin Sampson
Shipping Weight 0.2400kg
Shipping Width 12.900m
Shipping Height 2.000m
Shipping Length 19.800m

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