A fast paced thriller set in Manchester in the aftermath of the IRA bomb attack. Henry Bane works for a loan shark and is familiar with the seamy side of the city. When his childhood sweetheart is murdered, he sets out to find out why. Atmospherically written in dialect and full of sex and violence, Bane's search for the truth takes us on a journey featuring gun arsenals, human trafficking and drugs. Urban noir and a sequel to follow.