A Good Day to Die

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Transworld Publishers Limited, 2011 - 448 pages
17 Reviews
Dennis Milne is back! A dark, gritty, utterly page-turning novel set in Londonís meanest of mean streets: the follow-up to the hugely acclaimed debut, The Business of Dying.

When Dennis Milne ó now living under an assumed identity in the Philippines ó hears that his old friend and colleague Malik has been gunned down in a restaurant, he decides to go back to the violent city he once called home, and bring the murderer to book.

Milne arrives in a pre-Christmas London that is cold and hostile. But he is no longer a policeman; no longer charged with keeping the peace and upholding the law.

Although his friends at the Kingís Cross station do not know that Milne is back in town, it soon becomes clear that his arrival has been expected by men who are after his blood. Hungry for revenge and determined to uphold his own very rough brand of justice, Milneís search for the person behind his friendís death leaves a trail of death and destruction that is more wide-reaching than even he could have expected.


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Review: A Good Day to Die (Dennis Milne #2)

User Review  - Eloise Kindred - Goodreads

Enjoyed this one the most of the four Simon Kernick books I've read. The others tended to get a bit procedural but, seeing as Dennis Milne is a fugitive and not a cop, this read more like a thriller ... Read full review

Review: A Good Day to Die (Dennis Milne #2)

User Review  - Pam - Goodreads

Good read, entertaining well explained, but I need to get away from the books that have the buildup to the ultimate fight at the end and everyone dies but the good guy. Better than Jack Reacher books in my opinion and better written than Patterson Read full review

About the author (2011)

Simon Kernick is one of Britain's most exciting thriller writers. He arrived on the scene with his highly acclaimed debut novel The Business of Dying, and his big breakthrough came with his novel Relentless which became the bestselling thriller of 2007. Simon's research is what makes his thrillers so authentic. He talks both on and off the record to members of Special Branch, the Anti-Terrorist Branch and the Serious and Organised Crime Agency, and hears first hand what actually happens in the dark and murky underbelly of UK crime. To find out more about his thrillers, visit: www.simonkernick.com

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