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Bourbon Creams and Tattered Dreams by Mary Gibson

Bourbon Creams and Tattered Dreams

Part of the The Factory Girls Series
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Matty Gilbie must rebuild her life in Bermondsey after the Wall Street Crash destroys her dreams of silver screen stardom. Once home in Bermondsey, she goes into hiding and starts desperately looking for work. But only the hated biscuit factory, Peek Frean's, is hiring. Then, as a secret from her past comes back to hurt her, Matty learns that Frank is on the move, determined to find her and get her back...

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Bourbon Creams and Tattered Dreams by Mary Gibson

Frank Rossi promised Matty the world. The Cockney Canary would become a world famous movie star. As his wife, she would be one half of a power couple, feted and adored by all. But the Wall Street crash puts paid to that and as Frank becomes more violent and unstable, Matty knows she must escape and so she flees at dead of night.


'A compelling read'
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. 'Wonderfully descriptive ... a must-read for those who enjoy a thriller
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. 'Gibson has done a wonderful job mixing the old and new elements in this story ... The cat and mouse game weaves a thread throughout the narrative, culminating in an explosive finale which will have readers frantically turning the pages to see what happens
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About the Author

Mary Gibson

Mary Gibson was born and brought up in Bermondsey, where both her grandmother and great aunt worked at Pearce Duff's factory.

She is the toast of her classmates at the Adult Education College Bexley's creative writing group after securing a three-book deal with a London publisher.Mary, 59, from Welling, isn't one to blow her own trumpet, but does confess that she hoped this book might finally succeed after failing to find a publisher for her first novel.


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Publication date

12th January 2017


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