Desmond J. Doherty
A corrupt lawyer is nailed to a chair in the middle of Ebrington Square in Derry. Why? DCI Jon Valberg wonders if it is an entry for the Turner Prize in the city’s Year of Culture. Assassin Gerard O’Driscoll languishes in the purpose-built multi-million-pound Maze legal complex. Can it hold him? As Valberg continues with his emotional descent amid a labyrinth of cover-ups the end is near. All secrets will be revealed. The truth will out – no matter who gets hurt.
Deadlight is the third novel in the Valberg series from Irish lawyer Desmond J. Doherty.
First-rate writing, one to watch.
Lee Child, acclaimed author of the ‘Jack Reacher’ series
With multiple plot layers, and the city of Derry at the centre, Doherty depicts a riveting fictional world.
Louise Phillips, best-selling crime author
Excellent reading, Doherty has his finger on the pulse.
Patricia Gibney, writing.ie
ISBN 978 1 911053 03 3
Published November 2015, softback, 272pp, 230mm (tall) x 150mm