When Irish-born fighter Danny McCabe commits a terrible crime, he flees to America and throws in his lot with Nicky and Lucia Mariani, siblings from Corsica in search of their fortunes. After Nicky's infatuation with the New York underworld sees them fall into trouble, the trio head west to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood where Lucia dreams of becoming a star. Bound by blood and shared secrets, they carve out a life in 1930s tinseltown.
While Danny and Lucia embark upon an affair as profound as it is dangerous, Nicky is pulled ever deeper into the dark heart of Los Angeles. Nicky's reckless ambition sees him make a name for himself amongst a bad crowd, while Danny desperately tries to bury the secrets of his past and carve out a good life for himself on America's west coast.
Lucia, passionate and loyal, is left in an impossible position, caught in the crossfire between her brother and the man she loves. From the author of A QUIET BELIEF IN ANGELS comes an epic new novel that will span the Golden Age of Hollywood, from the 1930s to the 1960s, and will include appearances from Raymond Chandler, William Faulkner, Mickey Cohen and F.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 432 pages
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 18/05/2017
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781409168621