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Summary

She lives in fear of...the knock.

Dora O’Brien had a good start in life, but things went bad when she began to mix with the wrong company. Pregnant by her gangster lover, she found herself on the streets and then in the grips of a bent copper called Donny Maguire. 

When her daughter Angel is born, Dora is already under the influence of drink and drugs and handed around to Donny’s mates. Growing up in the shadow of her mother’s abusive relationship, Angel is nothing like her mother, but when matters turn murderous, Angel is forced to grow up fast, and survival becomes the name of the game. 

For some, being on the wrong side of the law is the safest place to be....

No one uncovers the underworld like Jessie Keane. 

©2020 Jessie Keane (P)2020 Macmillan Digital Audio

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I had to listen to this book as couldn't return it

This book is so dull and the naration is bloody awful it was almost painful..The story is so weak and bland...That is 14 hours of my life i will never get back!..

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Absolutely terrible.

Dreadful story. I hated the protagonist and all the other characters. The protagonist had no redeeming features and I felt myself kind of hoping the badies would finish her off. The narrator's accents were awful. Save yourselves a credit and pick something else.

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Disappointing

Portraying a cockney accent with what was more like a New Yorker at times,distracted from the lessening pleasure.

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Great as Always!!

love Jessies Keans style of writing, she finds a way to envelope you from start to finish. Tidy story.

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Wow

From start to finish this book gripped me another corker from the fantastic Jessie keane

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brilliant

great brilliant read kept me in on it all the way and really enjoyed the story.