Nick Triplow - Author

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Nick Triplow is the author of the south London crime novel Frank's Wild Years and the social history books The Women They Left Behind, Distant Water and Pattie Slappers. His acclaimed short story, Face Value, was a winner in the 2015 Northern Crime competition. Originally from London, now living in Barton upon Humber, Nick studied English and Creative Writing at Middlesex University and, in 2007, earned a distinction at Sheffield Hallam University’s MA in Creative Writing. Since completing his biography of British noir pioneer, Ted Lewis, Nick has been working on new fiction.

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Frank's Wild Years

Frank's Wild Years

Author: Nick Triplow Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/11/2015

Frank's Wild Years is a story of betrayal and last chances at the frayed and fadingedges of the south London underworld.IN THE TWILIGHT days between Christmas and New Year, ageing Frank Neavesis about to drink away his last tenner in a Deptford boozer. A former friend and associateof long-dead local villain Dave Price, Frank's scotch-soaked meditation isinterrupted when it's discovered that Carl, Price's son and the pub's landlord, hasdisappeared leaving an oblique one line note for barmaid, Adeline.After a visit to Carl's mother, Rose, they discover he has gone to Hull to bring hisyoung daughter, Grace, back to south London to celebrate New Year's Eve. Adelineknows this means coming up against the malevolent James O'Keefe, Carl's exwife'snew bloke and small time crook. Certain of a violent confrontation that theCarl can't win, Adeline persuades Frank to join her and together they take a slowtrain for Humberside.Over the course of the next few days, Frank, Carl and Adeline each have a chance toredeem past mistakes, none more so than Frank, whose past comes back to haunthim in ways he could never have imagined.

Frank's Wild Years

Frank's Wild Years

Author: Nick Triplow Format: eBook Release Date: 03/11/2013

Frank's Wild Years is a story of betrayal and last chances at the frayed and fading edges of the south London underworld. IN THE TWILIGHT days between Christmas and New Year, ageing Frank Neaves is about to drink away his last tenner in a Deptford boozer. A former friend and associate of long-dead local villain Dave Price, Frank's scotch-soaked meditation is interrupted when it's discovered that Carl, Price's son and the pub's landlord, has disappeared leaving an oblique one line note for barmaid, Adeline.After a visit to Carl's mother, Rose, they discover he has gone to Hull to bring his young daughter, Grace, back to south London to celebrate New Year's Eve. Adeline knows this means coming up against the malevolent James O'Keefe, Carl's ex-wife's new bloke and small time crook. Certain of a violent confrontation that the Carl can't win, Adeline persuades Frank to join her and together they take a slow train for Humberside. Over the course of the next few days, Frank, Carl and Adeline each have a chance to redeem past mistakes, none more so than Frank, whose past comes back to haunt him in ways he could never have imagined.

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