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.'