Cold Hands by John J Niven

Cold Hands

John J Niven

A dark and disturbing novel, in which flashbacks of 1980's Glasgow reveal a horrific secret past. It offers blood and gore revenge by the bucket full.

Extract

We were doing Macbeth, for O-level English, and we’d been reading the scene where Duncan’s wife and baby are killed. I was quiet. He put his books down, removed his glasses and rubbed his eyes. ‘In your own time, William,’ he said quietly.
‘What?’
‘Whatever’s on your mind. In your own time.’
I looked down at my shoes, the plastic prison shoes, and spoke softly through the fringe that hung down covering my face.

Parallels
  • Lisa Ballantyne by The Guilty One
  • Anything by Irvine Welsh
  • Anything by Stephen King
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