Gallows Lane, By Brian McGilloway, Macmillan, €17.75
CLEAN CUT, By Lynda La Plante, Simon & Schuster, €17.75.
Directed by David Yates, At cinemas nationwide, cert 12A.
Crime writer Paul Johnston is back with a bang, having been the victim of misfortunes you wouldn’t find in a script. Crime writer Paul Johnston could have been forgiven for giving up his writing career and trying his hand at something else.