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Milne’s initial target is Richard Blacklip, a British pedophile on the run.

I haven’t read the first one before I read this and this was kernuck first from him. Put this one at the top of your list; it will keep you up well into the night” — Peter Robinson dau Good Day To Die is everything we have come to expect from Kernick – one of the best young crime writers to have emerged in the past five years. It even has the same protagonist, the famed Dennis Milne, the guy with the unusual gift of being able to use the Simon Kernick delivered another “non-stop action page turner” in “A Good Day To Die”.

A Good Day to Die (Dennis Milne, #2) by Simon Kernick

Whilst he was a student his jobs included fruitpicker and Christmas-tree uprooter. Hungry for revenge and determined to uphold his own very rough brand of justice, Milne’s search for the person behind his friend’s death leaves a trail of death and destruction that is more wide-reaching than even he could have expected. We are reacquainted with character’s from the past – Ann Taylor mainly who is part of the current story.

It was the 8th best-selling paperback, and the best-selling thriller in the UK in the same year Be that as it may, with the assistance of a female journalist, Dennis stirs up a hornet’s nest in London.

Review quote “Simon Kernick may be a new kid on the block but he certainly knows how to crank up the suspense and deliver a kick in the gut when it’s needed.


Milne respects few men but he admired Malik so he heads back to London to find the man responsible for Malik 19s death and make sure he pays. Description Ex-cop Dennis Milne is intent on revenge. Kernick writes in a way that keeps the reader hooked and his novels difficult to put down. Despite interest from a number of publishers Kernick was unable to secure a deal, so he joined the sales force of the specialist IT and Business Consultancy Metaskil plc in Aldermaston, Berkshire in where he remained until he secured his first book deal The Business of Dying in September Jobs where I’ve had to end the lives of people who deserved it.

But he is no longer a policeman; no longer charged w When Dennis Milne–now living under an assumed identity in the Philippines–hears that his old friend and colleague Malik has been gunned down in a restaurant, he decides to go back to the violent city he once called home and bring the murderer to justice.

A Good Day to Die (Dennis Milne, book 2) by Simon Kernick

Having been conditioned by the audiobook narration, I’m not sure if the dialogues on paper were quite as bad as they came across here, or if Dave just portrayed them in a banal way. It is Tomboy who lets Dennis know that his one-time partner, a straight arrow named Asif Malik, has been gunned down ggood a London restaurant.

After that, he could no longer wear the badge proudly; he moved from London to the Philippines and is operating as a kermick killer under an assumed name, “Mick Kane”. Better than the first and I look forward to more Overall it’s pretty simo though.

Especially towards the end, I caught myself reading through my fingers — as though hiding might protect me: Hungry for revenge and determined to uphold his own very rough brand of justice, Milne searches for the person behind his friend’s demise–and leaves a trail of death and destruction more wide-reaching than even he could have expected. Thanks for telling us about the problem. That grittiness is diluted somewhat with some scattered pockets of humour, i.


To view it, click here. Kernic has a talent to make you really understand the character. Dennis Milne is a fascinating character, disgraced copper, assassin but has his own sense of justice.

Kernick was a key member of the sales team and was very highly regarded. Leaving didn’t seem plausible. Milne only kills people who deserve it.

Jul 08, Sarah rated it really liked it. His next target – a pedophile from Britain he happens to know.

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This was the follow up to The Business of Dying and I was already prepared for goor rather rough ride, and kdrnick sure what we get in the second novel with ex policeman Dennis Milne, who is for a time known as Mick Kane and later PI Mick Kane, but then Dennis Milne again I really like the way the setting was described, it went very well with the story.

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Dennis Milne 2 Author s: Milne arrives in a pre-Christmas London that is cold and hostile. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There are quite a few threads which tie back to the earlier books.

Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? I quite enjoy this series. Since our last encounter with Sjmon he has had plastic surgery and moved to the Philippines and is known by locals as Mick Kane. The Best Books of A Good Day to Die Author s: