“Ferris can write Brodie into knife and gun brawls and shotgun shoot-outs that set
the pulse racing...he carries the reader through his story like an unstoppable armoured
“...mordant dialogue scorching the pages… echoes of McIlvanney’s Laidlaw …”
“Ferris’s Glasgow … makes Rankin’s Edinburgh look like Balamory.”
Short listed for crime novel of 2013
Shortlisted for the 2013 CWA dagger for historical fiction.