When Soho club owner Johnny Gold, tells Ed “I could use someone like you.” Ed jumps at the opportunity of a job as a bouncer. Little does he know that he is entering a world of sleaze and corruption that will put his very life in danger, because Johnny has a hidden agenda. It is only exotic dancer TJ that stops him walking away but even TJ has a secret. After Johnny frames Ed for murder, he flees the club in an maelstrom of violence and is pursued the length of the country by two of Soho’s most ruthless gangs, because Ed has something that belongs to Johnny and they all want it back – at any cost. Surviving a terrifying orgy of death and violence, Ed heads back to London believing his ordeal is finally over, unaware that his real nightmares are just beginning.
John Morritt was born in England but now lives in Thailand. John's first novel Black Cockles was published in 2010 - the result of a gin fuelled bet with his father. His second novel, Nine Lives, was published in 2012. Both Black Cockles and Nine Lives, follow the exploits of the main protagonist, Ed Case. His latest novel, Vengeance, was published in 2014 and is a much darker book than his first two novels and is without doubt the author's best work to date.