Gritty, lowlife, urban landscape which is short of good guys until the arrival of Don. His mission, to solve a murder coupled with his battle with his mental demons, makes for a gripping read which pulls no punches.
'You were talking in your sleep last night.' 'I do a lot of talking, don't I? Anything weird?' 'You mentioned my name a couple of times, which was nice, and then some rambling stuff which was hard to make out. I picked up "Snooper" and something about a "bad ghost".' 'Don't remember a thing.' 'I am worried, Don.' 'I know.'