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About the book
A stunning thriller about professional kickboxers and the ruthless world of organized crime
Alexander ‘Hook’ Holman is a living legend in the kickboxing world; as a gifted trainer he’s led many fighters to the top. At the same time, Holman has been the right-hand man of André Krook, one of the last godfathers of the Amsterdam underworld, for years.
The close friendship between these childhood friends comes under strain when a Syrian refugee walks into the boxing gym. The boy is the greatest talent that Holman has ever had under his wing, but his protégé’s meteoric rise pushes the trainer into the spotlight. The carefully maintained balance between his two lives begins to teeter, and the consequences are fatal