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Summary

DI Kate Burrows thought she'd never face a killer like the Grantley Ripper again. But she was wrong. One by one, children are being abandoned. Thankfully, they're rescued from harm. Then one victim is not so lucky, and Kate knows she's in a race against time to save lives. Kate's finding the case tough and she needs the support of her lover, Patrick Kelly, more than ever. But Patrick's got his own problems.

A dead body's turned up in his Soho club and, although he insists he's been set-up, Kate begins to doubt him. It's not the first time Patrick's reputation has compromised her position. But now there's a maniac to catch and Kate can't let anyone - not even Patrick - get in her way.

©2000 Martina Cole (P)2012 Headline Digital

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The usual Story !

I enjoyed it it’s aFive Star for all three Aspects ,
However it’s full of The usual Daily Mail
View on Single Mother’s with no Conscience
All prepared to sell there children for Class A
Drugs.After locking them in their Rooms
All night so they can Sell themselves
At the Local lap dancing Club.
Annie Aldington Always plays all the Characters
She does it so well. Having the Name
Kray nowadays brings one as Far away
From the Humble roots of Post war East
End of London and a Tainted View that
Everyone is Depraved and Has a Price living
In Squalor or if your Ruthless or a Bent Cop
You can Zoom up the Property Ladder
With no concern and get the hell out
Into Suburbia as long as the Snakes
Don’t get you o the Way up there .
Thatcher Tinted Spectacles..
Then there’s the Criminal V Bent Cop
Who have this Bizarre
Mutual Admiration Symbiotic thing going on,
Yes there’s Masons, there’s Racism and Greed

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Very good

Really enjoyed this follow up from The Ladykiller.
Storyline quite harrowing at times.
Great narration yet again.

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Great. couldn't put it down

couldn't put it down. It was great, I didn't think I was going to like it at first but as I got going with it. The book just took on a life of its own. I woud recommend this book.

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brilliant

loved it as I have all the others I've read and listened to good listen

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fabulous

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Will recommend to family and friends. I couldn't put it down,it was gripping.

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Gripping

Another fantastic read, even if I have read it twice before! Fantastically read by Annie

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a must listen

brill book just sorry it took so long. excellent reader, very good voices and accents

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brilliant

love martina Cole's work. wanted it to last longer. if you get a chance read, or listen to it.

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Just brilliant

Another brilliantly written and narrated book.
I am working my way through this authors work and each one I listen to is just suberb.
I cannot wait to listen to the next.
I'm hooked.
This book is about a subject that is brushed under the carpet. I recommend this to you.

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Excellent

Another fabulous book! loved every minute. Literally can’t get enough of these books. Definitely my favourite author

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  • 28-01-18

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Really good story line. Comes up with the unexpected and catches you out. Well worth a read

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  • 01-02-14

A gripping story. Hard to stop listening

What did you love best about Broken?

Very clever story, takes the listener through to a completely different ending than expected.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The lead male, though his name escapes me. Because he was not as hardened as he pretended to be to his peers.

Have you listened to any of Annie Aldington’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When the daughter was kidnapped.