I Predict a Riot, Paperback
3.5 out of 5 (3 ratings)


I want a riot of my own...Die-hard copper Superintendent James 'Marsh' Mallow, of the Belfast CID, is nearing the end of his career, but he's not handing in his badge until he's nailed notorious politician and racketeer Pink Harrison.

A dismembered body has turned up and Mallow is convinced he's got his man.

Problem is, take Pink Harrison down, and the trouble of the full-scale rioting kind is likely to flare up.

Then there's Walter, the civil servant who's infatuated with Margaret, the carrot-cake induced coma victim, 'Steve' in 'Office 12' and Redmond, terrorist and occasional birdwatcher, whose only way out of jail is to get himself killed and trust in reincarnation...


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 672 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780755334674



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Hilarious book and educational--learned about gravy rings and boaking. I have used this knowledge to impress people.

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I love the storyline about carrot cake love it!!!

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This was a very well narrated book, but unfortunately one that became rather tedious as we follow the fortunes of a group of characters, mostly hapless, around Belfast.<br/><br/>People try to follow their dreams and keep getting more and more tangled up in messes, mostly of their own making. <br/><br/>Many stories are intermingled and by the end of the book you find out how most of the people are related in some way or other, which gives the idea about what small society the city actually is.<br/><br/>When you start to keep checking to see how much longer you have to go before you finish a book, the book has missed its mark.<br/><br/>

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