Adrian Delaney is a ruthless thief on a mission... he needs to steal a priceless Celtic artefact for his boss, Paul Grayson. Problem is, Adrian's partners in crime have their own agendas, none of which involve him staying vertical. Faced with losing control of the job and not getting the swag for Grayson, Adrian discovers he only has one choice if he is to get out alive: Kill everyone. More
In the tradition of Richard Stark's Parker, Pat Crudden's Adrian Delaney makes his debut in Bad Karma, a crime noir novel about very bad men doing very bad things. Murder, drugs and betrayal abound as Adrian stops at nothing to achieve his objective: steal a priceless Celtic cross located in Belfast, Ireland for his employer, crime boss Paul Grayson. Grayson heads up Springwater Consultants, a robbery-on-demand outfit based in Odessa... and he does not tolerate failure. Unfortunately, Adrian's crew members have different ideas about the cross, and they set about hijacking the heist. As the bullets fly and the body count grows, Adrian discovers that he has only one choice if he is to get out of Ireland alive: kill everyone.