HARD WIRED KATHLEEN MCKAY
HARD WIRED KATHLEEM McKAY
Who can you trust when everyone’s got something to hide?
Newcastle 1996. Charlie works in the local bail hostel where, exhausted and made cynical by the job, she expects the worst in everyone.
When her friend’s son is found dead in the local park she is dragged into the hunt for the murderer. Darren was no angel but as she begins to dig deeper she unwittingly sets in motion a series of threats against the hostel and against her own family. Her attempts to uncover the truth find her probing failures in the justice system in a hunt for a killer who has fallen through the cracks.
WINNER OF THE NORTHERN CRIME COMPETITION
A hard hitting crime thriller set around Orchard House probation and bail hostel, Newcastle upon Tyne in 1996. The men in the hostel, Dave talking to himself, Donny wanted to turn his life around by studying for a law degree. Eddie had asthma and loved music, he knew a lot about it. Michael was the bastard who had put families through hell, following young girls, charming them and terrorising them. Charlie who works at the hostel has is exhausted. When Charlie’s best friend’s son is found dead in the local park, she is dragged into the hunt for the murderer.