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The knock / Jessie Keane.

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...

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Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
C9009005510 F KEA
Adult fiction   Stratford Branch . . On Loan, Reserved . 14 Apr 2020
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Field name Details
ISBN 9781509854981
Author Keane, Jessie author.
Title The knock / Jessie Keane.
Published London : Macmillan, 2020.
Physical description 532 pages ; 24 cm.
General note "She lives in fear of..."--Cover.
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...
Subject Organized crime -- Fiction
Single mothers -- Fiction
Life change events -- Fiction
Mother and daughters -- Fiction
Survival -- Fiction
Drug abuse -- Fiction
Organised crime -- Fiction
Police corruption -- Fiction
Women -- Abuse of -- Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
London (England) -- Fiction
Reservations Queue 1
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