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The Business of Dying Simon Kernick.

The only niggle I have with this book was that I found it to be excessively violent in an unrealistic way, that’s not to say the violence was unrealistically written, but there was just so much that the likelihood of it seemed very remote. I thought this book was brilliant, it just seemed a little more confusing than the first. Put this one at the top of your list; it will keep you up well into the night” — Peter Robinson “A Good Day To Die is everything we have come to expect from Kernick – one of the best young crime writers to have emerged in the past five years.

Suspenseful and overwhelming at times. But he is no longer a policeman; no longer charged with keeping the peace and upholding the law. They weren’t many in number, and they never interfered with the work I did as a detective in London’s Metropolitan Police, so I never thought that I was doing much wrong.

I was smug, I admit, I thought Gkod had the killer sussed from early on but God very much didn’t and it surprised me which is actually quite rare because I’m practiced at seeing who the killer was from reading so much crime fiction. A Good Day to Die Author s: I am exceptionally excited. This is the first Simon Kernick novel I’ve read, and I was very pleased.

He made it as far as the Philippines, where working under the name Marcus Kane, he has gone into the diving-supply trade with a former informant. Want to Read saving…. This was tons better. When Dennis Milne–now living under an assumed identity in the Philippines–hears that his old friend and colleague Malik has been gunned down in a restaurant, he decides to go back to the violent city he once called home and fie the murderer to justice.


A Good Day to Die (Dennis Milne, #2) by Simon Kernick

And I found myself unable to stop reading even when I had to try and sleep – I have a feeling this author is going to be one of those that causes me to age prematurely with lack of sleep. Having listened to Paul Thornley’s take on the next Milne story, I am now convinced that Dave John was a bad choice as narrator for this book.

Clipper Audio Books Availability: However, Warren isn’t exactly the man he claims to be. The finale came of quite a surprise to me, for I suspected someone completely else behind all this scheme from somewhere in the middle of the book on. This book is also fast paced and action packed, but it is also has grim themes. Nov 21, Audrey rated it really liked it.

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Hungry for revenge and determined to uphold his own very rough brand of justice, Milne’s search for the person behind his friend’s death leaves a trail of death kkernick destruction that is more wide-reaching than even he could have expected.

Although his old friends at the King’s Cross station do not know that Milne is back in town, it soon becomes clear that his arrival has been expected by men who are after his blood. The way that Kernick described the Philippines made it sound like paradise.

A Good Day to Die : (Dennis Milne 2)

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If you are looking for a top notch thriller, here it is. Another gooc is that Kernic always had you on the tips of your feet- there was always something happening, which made the book a lot more enjoyable. It even has the same protagonist, the famed Dennis Milne, the guy with the unusual gift of being able to use the last remains of his strength to regain full strength.


He got quite lucky, not to die in the first few chapters already, and with the help of friends, or not so friends, or not so enemies he closes into the case more and more. Milne isn’t really fond of killing but generally gold rationalize his actions because of the deviant behavior of his targets—pedophiles, psychopaths and the like. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Despite interest from a number of publishers Kernick was unable to secure a deal, so he joined the sales force of the specialist IT and Business Consultancy Metaskil plc in Aldermaston, Berkshire in where he remained until he secured his first book deal The Business of Dying in September Mar 20, Dan rated it it was ok.

But he is no longer a policeman; no longer charged with keeping the peace and upholding the law.

A Good Day to Die

Didn’t see the outcome coming either! I really enjoyed this second novel and novel it was.

I quite enjoy this series. Milne only kills people who deserve it. The Payback Simon Kernick. Dennis Milne is a fascinating character, disgraced copper, assassin but has his own sense of justice. Sep 17, Sabrina Leblanc rated it liked it.

Milne feels eay strong need to return to the UK to avenge Malik’s death. From the dayy of the Philippines to the mean streets of London, a hunt for justice becomes a terrifying battle for survival. Jun 26, Gerry rated it really liked it. Even if I wouldn’t recommend this, it did have a reasonable plot, but not well enough executed in my opinion, and the narration reminded me of Phil Daniels talking Blur’s Parklife.