The Sound of Sirens
by Ewan Gault
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In a dead-beat coastal town in North East Scotland, seventeen-year-old Malky Campbell is desperate to help his pregnant and heroin addicted girlfriend.
‘The Sound of Sirens reads like Irvine Welsh blended with Ian Rankin. A fast paced and darkly addictive crime story, exploring what it means to be young, male and on the peripheries of 21st century Scotland.’
‘Beautifully and darkly written, The Sound of Sirens is redolent with the reek of the boats and ports of the North East coast, and the stench of crime. Ewan Gault’s writing perfectly shows the hardship of life at sea, and disaffected youth struggling to survive on dry land, where the only escape is addiction.’
‘A gritty, murderous crime novel? A Bildungsroman? A scathing indictment of wasted youth in contemporary Scotland? This excellent page turner is all of these and more, and is guaranteed to please to the last breath.’
Right. It’s book time— Anne Cater (@annecater) September 15, 2021
You heard it here first … #TheSoundOfSirens by @EwanGault from @leamingtonbooks is AMAZING
I am utterly utterly consumed by the characters.
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Just finished reading 'The Sound Of Sirens' by @EwanGault and I absolutely loved it! Cannot wait to write my full review, but if you're looking for a heartbreaking crime story, you need this book!#BookTwitter #booktwt #thursdayvibes pic.twitter.com/ysEEYSC85p— Dawn (Reads A Lot) Robinson (@InkDrinkerDawn) August 26, 2021