A father's murder. A mother's secrets. Can he protect his family from their deadly past?
Scarred by Afghanistan and out of the Army, John Lawrence wants to re-build his life. When his aging mother is injured in Paris, he brings her back to Sydney, hoping to reconnect with the only family he as left. But Betty Lawrence's life has been shaped by secrets and loss: she is nobody's little old lady. As a photojournalist she survived Vietnam, Lebanon and Sarajevo, so she has no intention of letting a broken leg slow her down.
But hidden with Betty's furniture is the secret that killed John's father. Its arrival triggers a vicious power struggle, and throws John into the middle of a gangland war. He has to fight to save what is left of his family.
This first book in the John Lawrence series is a gripping crime thriller. Full of suspense and gut-wrenching twists, Left Luggage shines a light into the dark edges of Sydney.
What readers have said:
★★★★★ Intense. Could not put it down. It's 4:30 in the morning. What a great story.
★★★★★ Excellent read. The best book I have read in a while.
★★★★★ I loved this book. A new Jack Reacher on the block?! A very exciting page turner. John certainly can look after himself.
★★★★★ Awesome book right up to the end!!
★★★★★ Ripped through it in a couple of days as I was having so much fun.
★★★★★ If you like Jack Reacher, you will like John.
★★★★★ The story line was so intense I could not stop reading.
★★★★ This fellow can write. And then some.
★★★★ Terrific stories, brilliantly written.
★★★★ I love crime fiction and I love Sydney… Very good, more please.
★★★★ Definitely want to read more from this author. Best book I've read all year!
★★★★ Amazing storyline...Stand out characters...Well recommended.