Body Blow by Peter Cocks
  

Body Blow

Written by Peter Cocks
Part of the Eddie Savage Thriller Series

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This is a gripping, edge-of-your-seat gritty YA thriller from the author of Long Reach. The author's hallmarks from his debut novel come to the fore once again in this his second - cleverly drawn and realistic characterisation, interwoven plot lines all within a young urban setting of the West Midlands and the Costa del Sol. If you're looking for high-octane adventure drenched through with heightened tension then look no further than a Peter Cocks thriller.

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Synopsis

Body Blow by Peter Cocks

Once you're in the business, there's no going back... Eddie Savage is hiding out in the West Midlands after his near-fatal shooting during the Kelly affair. But while the physical wounds are fading, the emotional scars are taking longer to heal. And when Eddie finds himself heading for the south of Spain with an unlikely travelling companion, it is as if, by some magnetic force, he is being drawn back into the criminal underworld. Tommy Kelly may be safely locked up back at home, but on the Costa del Sol the Kelly organization is still alive, and kicking.

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Praise for Long Reach:

'This high-octane thriller is written with a sophistication that puts it far above most entry-level stuff and makes it just as enthralling to adults... With strong characterisation, an intricate plot and enough tension to get the most jaded reader sweating, this is a compelling read.' The Guardian

About the Author

Peter Cocks

Peter Cocks was born in Gravesend, Kent and studied History of Art at UEA. He worked in interior design, antiques, fashion and performance art in London, New York and Japan before becoming a TV writer and performer in the 1990s. Peter has since performed in and written many BAFTA-nominated shows, such as 'Globo Loco', 'Basil Brush', 'Ministry of Mayhem' and 'The Legend of Dick and Dom'. He has also published a trilogy of novels (Triskellion; Triskellion: The Burning; Triskellion: The Gathering) with bestselling crime author Mark Billingham under the pseudonym of Will Peterson. Peter lives on the Kent coast with his wife, two children and three dachshunds.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
368 pages
Interest Age: From 14 years

Author

Peter Cocks
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th April 2012

ISBN

9781406327281

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