Publication Day : 18th September 2021 by Cabrilon Books
Book 4 in the Boxer Boys Series
Page Count : 416 pages
ENFORCER Chuck Dolan and his brother Sly are out to prove there’s a new gang in town.
But when a raid on a drug rival’s nightclub goes tragically wrong, the two Boxer Boys flee to their granddad Billy’s villa on Spain’s Costa Blanca.
Their first impression of Billy is of an old man seeing out his days in the sun, but it’s quickly shattered when he introduces them to his ‘his ‘business partners’ – a murderous Colombian cartel boss and a sadistic former Irish paramilitary.
And though things look up for Chuck when ex-girlfriend Abby re-enters his life, Billy’s own relationships quickly turn sour and the prospect of a gang war on the Costas looms large.
As the brothers assess the threat, little do they realise there’s an even bigger danger hiding in Billy’s past: one which threatens their future, their loved ones and their very lives.
Nick Rippington is an award-winning author of gangland and psychological thrillers.
The first novel in his Boxer Boys series Crossing the Whitewash received an honourable mention in the genre category in the Writer’s Digest 2016 self-published eBook awards. Judges describing it as “Evocative, unique, unfailingly precise and often humorous”.
The prequel Spark Out was released in July 2017 at the Books Go Social Dublin Writers’ Conference, winning a readers’ award from Chill With A Book and an IndieBrag Medallion. Readers felt it was “compelling” with an “unexpected twist”.
The final book in the trilogy Dying Seconds topped the Amazon Chart for Contemporary Urban Fiction giveaways with 350 downloads in two days. All three books are included in The Boxer Boys Collection, a digital box-set available on Amazon. It hit the top 20 in the Contemporary Urban Fiction category for paid-for titles.
Last year Nick released the psychological standalone thriller Rabette Run followed by a successful blog tour in April 2020. His latest book Bare Lies is a marks a return to the Boxer Boys series and is out on September 18, 2021.
A former Welsh sports editor of the News of the World, Nick now works on the Daily Star sports desk. He is married to Liz and has two daughters. He lives in London.
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