Augustine Boyle lays in a hospital bed, the killer Alaaldin Hussein is on the loose. The team is in disarray. We left them last Summer picking up the pieces of a killing spree that had terrorised a city. This Summer doesn’t look any better. The team of detectives have one thing and one thing only on their minds. It’s capturing the killer. But there are so many dynamics to take into account. Their ex-leader has been seriously imjured. Will he pull through? They have a new leader. How will he keep their focus on the job? Written by accomplished author Steven Thompson, BRUTAL is thrilling from start to finish. The author takes us on a journey in his own style. With a degree in Linguistics from Lancaster University and a series of ghost-written books under his belt, Steven Thompson delivers his third novel.