It’s 1989, the second Summer of Love, and Tommy Collins is doing what he does best: organising all-night raves on a shoestring and playing a game of cat and mouse with the police. But Detective Chief Inspector Peach is closing in on him, and his dreams of a better life are beginning to slip through his fingers.
DCI Peach finds it all a nuisance, a waste of his force’s time, until he finds his teenage daughter unconscious at one of Tommy’s raves. Then the chase becomes personal, and his need to make Tommy pay becomes an obsession.
The Rave is a fast-paced, gritty portrayal of life on the edges of society at the end of a decade that changed Britain forever.
In 1989 when this story is set, I was a teenager still at school. Even as a teen, I remember how drugs were big news…
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