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Time to Win

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781472152626

Price: £16.99

ON SALE: 27th April 2017

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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The Godfather in Great Yarmouth’ Ian Rankin

An atmospheric and riveting tale’ Guardian

* * * * * The Sun

Harry Brett writes a fun plot with witty elegance’ The Times

When local crime boss Richard Goodwin is pulled from the river by his office it looks like suicide. But as his widow Tatiana feared, Rich collected enemies like poker chips, and half of Great Yarmouth’s criminal fraternity would have had reason to kill him.

Realising how little she knows about the man she married, Tatty seeks to uncover the truth about Rich’s death and take over the reins of the family business, overseeing a waterfront casino deal Rich hoped would put Yarmouth on the map.

Out of the shadows at last, it is Tatty’s time now, and she isn’t going to let Rich’s brother, or anyone else, stand in her way. But an American has been in town asking the right people the wrong questions, more bodies turn up, along with a brutal new gang. The stakes have never been higher.

With her family to protect, and a business to run, Tatty soon learns that power comes with a price . . .

‘Fearsomely good’ Nicci French

‘A 21st century Long Good Friday’ Tony Parsons

‘Taut and atmospheric’ Eva Dolan

‘Gripping, compelling, original crime dramaDreda Say Mitchell

Darkly brooding and atmospheric’ M.J. McGrath

‘Time to Win redraws the landscape of British noir’ Stav Sherez

A tour de force’ William Ryan

I loved Time to Win’ Julia Crouch

Gritty and stark‘ Sunday Mirror

Time To Win is firmly in the top flight of crime writing‘ Crime Scene

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In Harry Brett, British crime fiction has its new big beast and in Time To Win, Brett has written a heart-pounding thriller for our time - a 21st century Long Good Friday
Tony Parsons
Darkly brooding and atmospheric . . . a claustrophobic combination of dysfunctional family drama and small town corruption. In Tatty, Harry Brett has created a matriarch to be reckoned with. Noir at its best
M.J. McGrath
It's not just a body that's washed up, but a seaside town's secrets. Gripping, compelling, original crime drama
Dreda Say Mitchell
Time to Win is fearsomely good: doomy and atmospheric
Nicci French
'A tale of family and power and mayhem, Harry Brett's Time to Win is a winner on all counts. Rivetingly told and bracingly paced, it offers readers not only propulsive storytelling but deeper pleasures - foremost, in Tatty, as rich and complicated a female character as one could hope for
Megan Abbott
A taut and atmospheric work of Fenland noir. Time to Win exposes the seediness and brutality which so often dominates rural communities and marks out Harry Brett as a new must read author for fans of the dark stuff
Eva Dolan
'Brilliantly atmospheric, claustrophobic, tense and gripping, Time to Win redraws the landscape of British noir and introduces a fresh and vital voice in Harry Brett
Stav Sherez
Time to Win is a tour de force - a gripping organised crime drama that feels like the start of something big
William Ryan
I loved Time to Win. Harry Brett captures the fog and mud and murk of the Norfolk coast, mixes it with a dose of violence, vengeance and warped loyalties, and turns it into a curiously addictive example of North Sea Noir
Julia Crouch
The Godfather in Great Yarmouth
Ian Rankin
The character-driven plot, masterful suspense and stark coastal setting ensure that Time To Win is firmly in the top flight of crime writing.
Crime Scene
Gritty and stark, with a skilful evocation of the down-at-heel, bleak seaside town.
Sunday Mirror
5* . . . dark and gritty.
The Sun
Harry Brett writes a fun plot with witty elegance.
The Times