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  • Published: 1 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446422533
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 544
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Blood Money




A stunning thriller set during the Wall Street Crash of 1929 from ITN's political correspondent and acclaimed author Tom Bradby.

New York, 1929, a city of speakeasies, swells and hoodlums at the fag end of the roaring twenties. It’s a hell of a time and place for a young cop to be trying to make his way in the world.

Joe Quinn’s first case is one that could put his name up in lights; a banker takes a dive from a tall building onto Wall Street. All the signs point to murder. Pretty soon, the dead man has company; a group of old buddies is being eliminated, in a particularly gruesome manner.

For the young detective a case that starts as an opportunity swiftly becomes a nightmare from which he cannot escape. Joe Quinn is about to discover just how tough being an honest cop in a dishonest world can be...

  • Pub date: 1 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446422533
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 544

About the Author

Tom Bradby

Tom Bradby is a novelist, screenwriter and journalist. He has written six previous novels. The Master of Rain was shortlisted for the Crime Writers Association Steel Dagger for Thriller of the Year, and both The White Russian and The God of Chaos for the CWA Historical Crime Novel of the Year. He adapted his first novel, Shadow Dancer, into a memorable film directed by Oscar winner James Marsh and starring Clive Owen, Gillian Anderson and Andrea Riseborough. His script for the film was nominated for Screenplay of the Year in the Evening Standard Film Awards.


As a broadcaster, he is best known as the current Anchor of ITV’s News at Ten, and presenter of all recent overnight election and referendum programmes on ITV. In his first year in the job, he was named Network Presenter of the Year by the Royal Television Society. He has been with ITN for almost thirty years and was successively Ireland Correspondent, Political Correspondent, Asia Correspondent (during which time he was shot and seriously injured whilst covering a riot in Jakarta), Royal Correspondent, UK Editor and Political Editor – a job he held for a decade – before being made the Anchor of News at Ten in 2015.

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Praise for Blood Money

“This feisty, pacey thriller by TV news reporter turned writer Tom Bradby has it all - nervy gangsters, crooked politicians, gutsy cops and a sexy moll. It is also blessed with excellent timing....A top-notch piece of crime writing”

Press Association

“Compulsively readable...Bradby makes the most of his exotic ingredients to create a story rich in atmosphere and steeped in intrigue”

Yorkshire Evening Post

“This story of murder stalking a group of bankers during the Wall Street Crash of 1929 couldn't be more topical”

Peterborough Evening Telegraph

“The smoky romantic notion of speakeasies and Irish beat cops...is captured beautifully by Bradby's love of minute detail.”

News of the World


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