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Zagreb Cowboy

Written by Alen Mattich

Published October 06, 2012 | ISBN 9781770891081
FICTION / Crime

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Regular price $19.95 CAD

384 pages | 8 in × 5.25 in
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About this book

Zagreb Cowboy

A Marko della Torre Novel: Book 1

Alen Mattich

Reader's Guide ↓

Yugoslavia, 1991. The State is crumbling, and in the midst of the political chaos secret policeman Marko della Torre has been working both sides of the law -- but somewhere along the way he's crossed the line. When a corrupt cop called Strumbic helps three hired Bosnian thugs to hunt him down and kill him, della Torre makes a run for it through Croatia, Italy, and finally to London, where he’ll take Strumbic for all he's worth.

A page-turning thriller shot through with black humour and razor-sharp dialogue, Zagreb Cowboy is the spectacular debut novel in a taut new crime fiction series.

About the Author

Alen Mattich

Alen Mattich is the author of Zagreb Cowboy and Killing Pilgrim, the first two novels in the Marko della Torre series. Born in Zagreb, Croatia, he grew up in Libya, Canada, and the United States. A financial journalist and columnist, he’s now based in London, U.K., and writes for Dow Jones and the Wall Street Journal.