WINNER OF THE 2014 CHANTICLEER CLUE AWARD FOR PRIVATE EYE/NOIR FICTION!
An arrogant Russian scientist plus an explosive device. A dangerous combination. He has a superb mind but no morals. What's to stop him destroying the lives of thousands of people? Only PI Sam Dyke can piece the clues together ...
Sam's new client works in a secret research unit where security is king. It's scaring her to death.The head of the unit, Stratford Greif, arrived from Russia with a reputation for brilliance and a history of sowing discord. He knows he's the cleverest person in any room ... and he's going to make everyone pay for their ignorance with one final cataclysmic act. Dyke sets himself on a course to prevent this madman from achieving his ends. A course that endangers him, his new partner and it seems anyone else who gets in the way of the doomsday plan ...The Bleak is a crime thriller with suspense, action, intriguing characters and a compelling story. Keith Dixon has been compared to Ian Rankin and Lee Child and he's very happy with that.
"I enjoy Lee Child, Robert Crais, Tess Gerritson. So I think Keith Dixon is up there with the greats." - Amazon Reviewer