In 1965, five teenage friends fled Glasgow for London to pursue their dream of musical stardom. Yet before year's end three returned, and returned damaged. In 2015, a brutal murder forces those three men, now in their sixties, to journey back to London and finally confront the dark truth they have run from for five decades. Runaway is a crime novel covering fifty years of friendships solidified and severed, dreams shared and shattered and passions lit and extinguished; set against the backdrop of two unique and contrasting cities at two unique and contrasting periods of recent history.The last few miles gave on to the backs of dilapidated terraces, mean and blackened by smoke, ugly highrise flats, and ... The end of the platform was lost in smoke and light. ... Mini Cooper S. People dressed differently, especially the young.
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