Vincent Naylor is a professional thief, as confident as he is reckless. Just ten days out of jail, and he's preparing his next robbery. But his plan is already unravelling.While investigating the murder of a crooked banker, Detective Sergeant Bob Tidey gets a call from an old acquaintance, Maura Coady. The retired nun believes there's something suspicious happening in the Dublin backstreet where she lives alone.Maura's call inadvertently unleashes a storm of violence that will engulf Vincent Naylor and force Tidey to make a deadly choice.The Rage is a masterpiece of suspense, told against the background of a country's shameful past and its troubled present.
"A stunning novel. Here at last is the Irish Chandler. Naylor is a villain worthy of Elmore Leonard in his prime" -- Ken Bruen
"The Rage is a gripping thriller written with such authority and authenticity that it almost feels like documentary. If you love crime fiction, you owe it to yourself to read Gene Kerrigan" -- Stuart Neville
"Kerrigan's bruising depiction of Dublin's underbelly is wrought with hard-boiled lyricism" * Metro *
"Pacy...cuts close to the bone" * Irish Independent *
"Written in Kerrigan's trademark, sparse style, it rattles along the way all good crime fiction should" * The Irish Independent *