Book Review for Rat Island by John Steele

Synopsis;

New York, 1995. Cop Callum Burke arrives in New York from Hong Kong, drafted in as part of an international investigation into organised crime.

With the handover of Hong Kong to China only a couple of years away, gangsters are moving their operations out of the territory and into New York ahead of the looming deadline.

Burke’s experiences with East Asian crime and the Triads’ links to the Irish Mob make him the perfect man to send in undercover.

But as he infiltrates these vast and lethal criminal networks, bodies start to pile up in the his wake and his conscience threatens to send him over the edge.

And when Burke’s NYPD handlers push him to continue the investigation at all costs, he may have to cross the line from cop to criminal just to stay alive…

My Review;

This was a great detective thriller with plenty of twists and turns to keep you turning the page consistently. I was completely gripped by the storyline and this definitely won’t be the last book I read from this author. Even better this book was set in New York and it was interesting to read the 1990’s perspective.


Thanks to RachelRandomResources for letting me take part in the blog tour.

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