For Those Who Know the EndingPaperback - 2017
The blistering new Glasgow crime novel from the award-winning author.He has to clear thoughts of Joanne and thoughts of the past out of his mind. He has to think about himself, his situation. Think about the next hour. The last thirty two years don't matter; whatever remains of the rest of his life doesn't matter. It's the next hour. In that hour, everything will be decided.Usman Kassar is comfortable in his older brother's shadow, for now. Staying off the radars of the big players lets him plan big scores with little danger of detection. But sooner or later everyone on the fringes of the Glasgow underworld gets noticed, whether they want to or not. Martin Sivok is a gunman without a target. An outsider in a new city who doesn't know how to make a fresh start. But when you desperately need doors to start opening, someone like Usman might just persuade you to pull at the wrong handle - like the one that opens a safe full of dirty money. Dirty money leading right back to the Jamieson organization, one of the most dangerous criminal outfits in town.Such a risky job can have brutal consequences, especially if it threatens the reputation of Nate Colgan. Nate is a man who can't help being frightening; a man with darkness inside him. As the reluctant 'security consultant' for a fracturing criminal enterprise, he knows that unless he recovers the stolen money quickly, much more than his livelihood will be on the line. But if you've been forced into a job that you know could kill you, how hard will you fight to keep it?A multi-layered, humane and unnerving portrait of gangland Glasgow, For Those Who Know the Ending is the gripping new novel from the award-winning Malcolm Mackay.
Publisher: London :, Pan Books,, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: FIC MAC
Characteristics: x, 340 pages ; 20 cm