Billy Whitlow, one time "Don of Doo Wop", has survived his days of drink, drugs and groupies, settling now into a more peaceful life centred on his blossoming seventeen year old daughter, Bex.
Revising for her 'A' Levels, Bex visits Billy one Easter but the longed-for simplicity of father-daughter happiness is shattered one night in a local night club.
Billy's world becomes one of questions; Why is his daughter in a drug induced coma? Who put her in that state? How in the name of Hell is he going to make them pay?
Songs of Bliss is a real page turner, a real thriller. Here are a couple of the comments made be early readers:
Well, I've finished the book and very much enjoyed it. I think you have written a really good first novel - you have a great turn of phrase: "The jogging-bottom girls are don...