Through world wars and civil strife, the Bangor Express has never missed an issue, but now it is losing money hand-over-fist and Rob Cullen, fresh off the plane from his London news desk, has absolutely no idea that he's the man to save it. Lured back to Northern Ireland for the first time in 20 years by the demise of his one-time mentor, the Bangor Express makes Rob an offer he can't refuse and the Guardian reporter can't resist sticking around. After all, it has been a long time since Rob had a real story to get his teeth in to... and with the Bangor Express, that's just what he's going to get.
A burglar phones the office to report the dead body of Bertha Molloy that he found in a house, and when Alix discovers Bertha's daughter is still claiming her pension, the Express team spring into action. It's all going so well, but Rob has been offered his old job back at the Guardian. Rob misses his children and knows what he should do, but he can't help feeling that there are reasons to stay;the future of the paper hangs in the balance, as does his developing romance with Alix...
About the Author
Colin Bateman is an author, screenwriter and playwright. He is the creator of the BBC series Murphy's Law and was listed by the Daily Telegraph as one of the Top 50 crime writers of all time. Find out more at colinbateman.com