Karl Dresner should be on a plane to the Maldives with a girlfriend who wants more than he can give. Instead, he makes a decision he will come to regret and finds himself caught up in a bomb blast in London. Cut down in a blizzard of glass shards, Karl is left alive, but only just. A J Duggan's life changed in June 1996 when Manchester city centre was torn apart by a huge bomb. Attempting to make sense of this experience, he began to write.
A. J. Duggan's life changed on a sweltering day in Manchester in June 1996 when the city centre was torn apart by a huge bomb. He escaped without a scratch but more than two hundred other people did not. Attempting to make sense of this experience, he began to write, eventually leading to this, his first novel. He was born in Liverpool in 1963, lives in Cheshire and works in the computer industry.