MacAdam Cage proudly presents Bad Debts, the first book in the fabulous Jack Irish series. Meet Jack Irish criminal lawyer, debt collector, sports lover, horse-racing man and trainee cabinetmaker not to mention the best crime character we've seen in years. When Jack receives a puzzling message from a jailed ex-client, he's too deep in misery over his football team's latest loss to take much notice. Next thing Jack knows, the ex-client's dead and he's been drawn into an investigation involving high-level corruption, dark sexual secrets, shonky property deals'and murder. With hit men after him, shady ex-policemen at every turn, and the body count rising, Jack needs to find out what's going on'and fast. An utterly compelling crime novel, Bad Debts has everything'humor, action, suspense, and a truly unforgettable cast of characters.