THE DEAD

David Blake is back in Newcastle,running three cities;Life is sweet until his bent accountant is arrested for murder.The money is nailed on for a life sentence until he puts five million pounds out of Blakes reach.Now Blake faces an agonising choice;fix the acquitted of a child killer or run out the cash he needs to bankroll his empire.
Meanwhile,Serbian gangsters are taking over his territory and a crazed Russian Oligarch wants to use Blakes drug supply line for his own ends.Back at home,the police are closing in and his girlfriend is asking awkward questions.

TITLE : THE DEAD
AUTHOR: HOWARD LINSKEY