Man on the Street

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Man on the Street (2020, Quercus)

432 pages

English language

Published Oct. 6, 2020 by Quercus.


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4 stars

Jimmy Mullen is a homeless veteran of the Falklands War, who is obviously still suffering from PTSD many years later. He thinks perhaps he saw and heard a murder but doesn't want to get involved. Until a couple weeks later, when he catches the plea of the daughter of a missing man, who hasn't been heard from since approximately the time of the incident Mullen overheard. An ex-miltary cop, he helps the woman out and tries to unravel what he overheard and who was involved.

It is a great premise for a mystery. As a homeless man, he is kind of invisible but he can also draw the ire of the local constabulary. And that makes it even tougher to get heard when it looks like one of them is part of this.

However, he refuses to deal with his obvious PTSD and bad stuff just keeps happening to him, …

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