All He Saw Was The Girl

Peter Leonard
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ISBN 9780571255740 Format Paperback
Published 06/01/2011 Length 304 pages

About Book

Rome: McCabe and Chip, two American exchange students, are about to become embroiled with a violent street gang, a beautiful Italian girl and a flawed kidnapping plan.

Detroit: Sharon Vanelli's affair with Joey Palermo, a Mafia enforcer, is about to be discovered by her husband, Ray, a secret service agent.

Brilliantly plotted and shot through with wry humour, All He Saw Was the Girl takes place as these two narratives converge in the backstreets of Italy's oldest city. A thrilling ride, it once again displays Peter Leonard's genius for exploring the wrong turns that life can take.

Peter Leonard's growing fan base includes greats such as Carl Hiaasen ('great storytelling') and Michael Connelly ('clever plotting and blood and guts characters'), and publications as diverse as Uncut ('sensational'), the Daily Mirror ('stunning') and the Big Issue ('brilliantly snappy').

  • About Peter Leonard

    Peter Leonard, who has been described as 'a huge talent' by Mo Hayder, 'razor sharp' by R.J. Ellory and 'a great storyteller' byCarl Hiassen, is the author of four previous novels, most recently Voices of the Dead (2012).

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