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Jim O’Brien seems to have it all. Prime of life, wonderful family, successful business, and pillar of the community. Then his dark past returns to haunt him. 

His loved ones are threatened by one of the most vicious gangsters in Glasgow. He’s forced to take part in a massive betting scam.

In Jim’s hometown of Courloch, corruption, sickness, and death bubble to the surface. His health starts going downhill, and he is trapped in gambling and alcohol addiction. Everything Jim thought was solid and secure melts into air. Inside and outside him, good and evil, light and darkness are inseparable twins.

Into Jim’s increasingly nightmarish world comes the mysterious figure of Ricky Instrell, a man who seems to control vast business empires yet owns nothing. Jim’s confusion increases as he finds himself caught up in global crime, political forces, and international intelligence agencies. 

This is a folk tale, a story of how ordinary people survive and love in a world so often beyond their control or understanding.

©2018 Adrian Bailey (P)2019 Adrian Bailey

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Great reading.

I wasn’t sure about purchasing this book but I am glad I did. I like to listen in the car. 5 ***** is well deserved from me.