SAFE HANDS by W.A. Kelly is released through Pick Lock Publishing and available in paperback and eBook on November 7th, 2023. PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY NOW!
“Compelling characters and a gripping plot laced with dry humour, unlock this thrilling crime debut.” SJ Watson, best-selling author of ‘BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP’
“Gritty, real and packing a hell of a punch, Safe Hands is the crime novel everyone needs to read this year!” Lauren North, best-selling thriller author.
“Intriguing characters and a fascinating crime… prepare to be hooked on this twisty thriller!” Jackie Kabler, Best-selling author of The Vanishing of Class 3B
Sometimes, to break out, you have to break in . . .
Safe Hands is the first in a new British crime series featuring Mickey Blake . . .
A RETIRED SAFE CRACKER
Mickey Blake was the best, able to open any safe with only his heightened sense of touch. For the last 18 years, he’s been retired, hiding out in Spain and trying to save his marriage.
But now his wife is dying, he owes money to the wrong people and time is running out.
A DESPERATE MOTHER
Living in a rundown seaside town, Hazel is a single mum driven to kill to avenge her friend and stop her teenage son being sucked into a life of crime.
ONE LAST JOB
Mickey meets Hazel when he returns to the UK for one last job – to open a huge vault inside a gangland casino. Before that, he needs to deal with a dead body, a corrupt undercover cop, an unhinged crime boss and a son that hates his guts.
Can Mickey and Hazel get out clean?
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