The Crime Writers' Association

John Creasey (New Blood) 2020

Trevor Wood
The Man on the Street
shortlisted
Quercus

Amazon

Set in Newcastle, Jimmy is a homeless veteran grappling with PTSD, who thinks he hears a murder while sleeping rough. When Carrie appears, concerned for her dad’s disappearance, Jimmy and a cast of homeless and equally idiosyncratic friends take up the task of investigating betrayal and corruption.