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Summary

Sean O'Donnell, small-time villain and loyal family man, walked out on his family 19 years ago and hasn't been heard of since.

Now his daughter Iris has returned to the East End in the hope of finding out what happened. But it isn't going to be easy. Everyone close to Iris, including her mother, seems intent on keeping the truth hidden.

With the rest of her life in a mess, Iris struggles to make sense of her murky family history. But a chance meeting with the mysterious Guy Wilder changes everything. Son of the local criminal matriarch, Guy has plenty of problems of his own but there's something about Iris that makes him more than willing to help her search for the truth.

©2010 Roberta Kray (P)2011 Hachette Digital

Critic reviews

“A Cole-esque, addictive read.” ( London Lite)
“Kray's storytelling is intelligent, gripping and sure to entertain fans of the genre.” ( News of The World)
“Action, intrigue and a character-driven plot … sure to please any crime fiction fan.” ( Woman)

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great story was a little slow on the build up but i guess there was s lot of twists and turns to set thr plot up ....but i can safely say iy went along nicely with a twisted end anyway thoroughly enjoyed it ...great piece of escapism ...a book not just for women but men 2

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Thoroughly enjoyed

Not in the slightest predictable! Highly recommended, slightly martina coley in a good way of course!

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  • Palma de Mallorca
  • 21-06-14

Good story line not too violent

Would you consider the audio edition of The Villain's Daughter to be better than the print version?

No idea, I've never read it in print

What did you like best about this story?

there was one, and it was believable and interesting.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

Scenes, all of the one describing their way of life, their Caravan.

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

It's true what they say about travelers!

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  • Kelly
  • 16-01-12

Boring........!

Would you try another book from Roberta Kray and/or Annie Aldington?

Doubtful.....just didn't like the slowness of the story.

What was most disappointing about Roberta Kray’s story?

I didn't like the Narrator and the story was too slow moving for me.

What didn’t you like about Annie Aldington’s performance?

She had a whiney voice!

What character would you cut from The Villain's Daughter?

I didn't finish the book so it would not be fair to make a suggestion

Any additional comments?

I was very disappointed