Cee Harper is a 24 year old drama teacher in west London, winding down for the summer holidays when she arrives home to find her flat burgled and her wayward brother Dennie, mysteriously missing.
From here she is sucked into the underbelly of the city, and immersed into a cast of vivid characters . There's nuclear - suntanned single mum Sabine, 500 watt mouthed crackhead villain Georgio Georgianou, Ootie the local shop owner and an array of urban undesirables and wannabe London gansters.
Nick Barlay has published one highly-acclaimed novel, Curvylovebox. He is a journalist and lives in London.