Paul Carson's unputdownable second novel
The body of a teenage girl is found in a Dublin park. She has been brutually stabbed to death. For Dublin's police and politicians, the nightmare is just beginning. The dead girl is the daughter of a high-profile American surgeon who heads the Mercy Hospital's new Heart Foundation.
When DS Jim Clarke and his team pick up the trail of a suspect, the pressure is on to close in quickly. America is baying for justice. But do they have the right man?
At the Mercy Hospital Frank Clancy, consultant haematologist, is concerned about two unusual deaths. But when he decides to take a closer look he places his own life in danger...
Paul Carson is a doctor and novelist. He lives in Dublin with his wife and two children. Final Dury
, Cold Steel
have all been hardback top ten bestsellers in Ireland, with Scalpel spending seventeen weeks at number one. His fourth novel, Ambush
, has just been published by William Heinemann.