It knocks the wind out of you, reality does
Brothel bouncer Leon shouldn’t be here. A week ago he stepped over the line, maiming a slap-happy VIP punter. But he can’t stay away. Not with his daughter Kelly being so young and vulnerable. If he can sort it out with Graven, take the kicking he knows he’ll get, maybe they can call it a debt paid. But when Kelly goes missing Leon realises what kind of debt is due.
Charlie Williams is the author of Stairway to Hell and the Mangel trilogy of books, set in Worcester, all published by Serpent’s Tail. His short stories have appeared in good crime magazines and his short film, Ark, appeared at Cannes. He lives in Worcester.