This gripping crime fiction debut byone of Ireland's former leading crime detectives,Gerry O'Carroll, followsDetectives Moss Quinn and Joe Doylein a race against time to find Quinn's abducted wife.A year to the day after the death of their son, Moss Quinn's wife Eva Marie has been abducted. He is Dublin's star detective; investigating the disappearance of five women and the murder of another the year before. Moss's number-one suspect walks free from the subsequent trial amidst allegations of police brutality meted out by Quinn's partner, Joe Doyle – an old-school cop.Quinn's world is in turmoil, his marriage is a mess, his reputation after the trial is in tatters – and now his wife has been abducted.Somewhere out there, she is lying bound, gagged and left to die of thirst. Within 72 hours she will be in a coma or dead. A voice on the phone tells Quinn the clock is ticking and the clues to his wife's whereabouts are in his past. Building to a heart-stopping finale, with a cast of credible and colourful characters from the criminal underworld and police ranks alike,The Gathering of Soulsis an authentic, dark tale of obsession, revenge and redemption.