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Head of Zeus
The Riot Act
The Riot Act: A gripping London thriller from international bestseller J.S. Monroe by J.S. Monroe

'An exciting talent' VAL MCDERMID.
The ferocious crime thriller debut from the bestselling author of FORGET MY NAME.

A man vows revenge on the terrorists who murdered his girlfriend. When he's approached by MI5 to track down the killers, he's taken deep into London's trading rooms, where mayhem reigns... An edge-of-your-seat crime thriller, from the international bestseller J.S. Monroe.

'Dutchie' is a dreadlocked street-fighting anarchist, living with his girlfriend on a houseboat in South London. When Annalese is killed in a bomb blast on Oxford Street, Dutchie vows revenge. But things take an unexpected turn when Dutchie is approached by MI5 to track down the terrorists responsible, taking Dutchie into the dealing rooms of the City, which trades in its own brand of mayhem... THE RIOT ACT is taut, dark, and impossible to put down.

'A darkly sparkling new millennial crime thriller' SUNDAY TIMES.

'The most off-beat hero of the year is a fully-fledged street-fighting anarchist... The book is violently politically correct and amoral, but written with real power' DAILY TELEGRAPH.

Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
13 Nov 2018 * 288pp * £4.99 * 9781788548632
'A darkly sparkling millennial crime thriller'
The Sunday Times
The most off-beat hero of the year is a fully fledged street-fighting anarchist... Violently politically correct and amoral, but written with real power'
Daily Telegraph
'An exciting talent'
Val McDermid
J.S. Monroe
J.S. Monroe
J.S. Monroe read English at Cambridge, worked as a foreign correspondent in Delhi, and was Weekend editor of the Daily Telegraph in London before becoming a full-time writer. His psychological thriller Find Me became a bestseller in 2017, and, under the name Jon Stock, he is also the author of five spy thrillers. He lives in Wiltshire, with his wife and children.
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3 Great Hardboiled Crime Novels
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Some Like It Hot
Blood, ash and Bone
The Pants On Fire Detective Agency - Box Set
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San Francisco Noir - Box Set
The Master Falconer
The Body in the Mithraeum
The Best American Mystery Stories: Volume 16
It's In The Book
Rides A Stranger
What's In A Name
Death Leaves A Bookmark
The Best American Mystery Stories: Volume 17
The Book Thing
The Long Sonata of the Dead
The Scroll
Pronghorns of the Third Reich
An Acceptable Sacrifice
The Final Testament
The Book of Virtue
The Book of Ghosts
Book Club
Eye for an Eye
The Runaway
Fallen into the Pit
Death and the Joyful Woman
Flight of a Witch
A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs
The Piper on the Mountain
Black is the Colour of My True Love's Heart
The Grass Widow's Tale
The House of Green Turf