Book title: Hearts of Stone
Author: Mark Timlin
After the six previous cases, you can’t blame Sharman for wanting a change of occupation. So after Nick’s gets rid of two chancers from his local bar, the landlord JJ offers Nick a job as a barman. Sharman takes the job and is enjoying the quite life until he is blackmailed by the drug squad (led by DI Endesleigh, Gun Street Girl, Take The A-Train) into helping them find out who killed there colleagues.
Brady a gay Detective Sergeant with a pony tale is only contact on the street, to start with Nick is of the opinion that under every pony’s tale is an asshole. The targets drink in JJ’s bar so Nick ends up chummy with them and before you can say drink Pepsi, Nick and the villain’s are doing a coke deal. Which goes to plan but will the big one? Nick meets a high-class whore called Kylie, but is she really everything she seems?