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Disorder by Gerard Brennan

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A comical homage to a city ablaze with recreational rioting where everyone’s fired up with their own twisted agenda. Tommy Bridge, a cop who’s known hard times, now armed with a yoga mat, a Glock and his own - slightly suspect - moral code, is out to seek revenge. Clark Wallace, criminal Kingpin and riot choreographer is on the rampage. Jimmy McAuley, a stoned student who wanders into the wrong place at the wrong time ends up going viral. Grace Doran, investigative journalist with conflicted morals, is good at her job but is she out to get more than the truth behind the events?

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"A unique voice in contemporary Irish fiction." Stuart Neville
"... authentic street dialogue and surprising black humour." Adrian McKinty
"Gerard Brennan is a master of gritty violence." Colin Bateman
"The real deal." Brian McGilloway

Synopsis

The first title from No Alibis Press, Gerard Brennan's novel Disorder (2018) is "a coal-black comedy caper in which everyone seems to be feeding off the manic energy generated by the potential for violence that seems stitched into every page." (Declan Burke, The Irish Times)

About Gerard Brennan

Gerard Brennan's short stories have featured in anthologies including The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime and Belfast Noir. In 2011, he co-edited a collection of crime fiction based on Irish myths, Requiems for the Departed, which won the Spinetingler Award for best anthology. Brennan's 'The Point' won the 2012 Spinetingler Award for best novella. He graduated from the MA in creative writing at Queen's University Belfast in 2012 and completed his creative writing PhD in 2017. Disorder is his fourth novel, following Wee Rockets and Fireproof (both 2012) and Undercover (2014). Disorder in the press: The Irish Times

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