It's the late 70s and Max and Little Billy are back from Vietnam trying to mind their own business when they stumble onto the murder of a local boy. With organized crime and local thugs on their trail, it's up to these two local heroes to solve the murder.
This is one of those books, that you pick up and and decide to give it a quick preliminary read, and suddenly you realise, that all those things you had planned on doing that day just aren't going to get done. In fact this book should come with a warning. "Blokes if the wife has left you a to do list, DO IT FIRST"
With Dead Dog, Cook has added a new entry into the rich compendium of brilliant, dark, twisted, but utterly loveable anti-heroes. The likes of Repairman Jack and Hap and Leonard, have a new brethren with Max and Little Billy.