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The Club by Mandasue Heller
  

The Club

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Sarah Broadhurst's view...

Jenna inherits a nightclub from her father. Despite no business background, she decides to give it a go. Enter Tony, a gangland boss on the run, add Leonard, a washed-up politician and throw in a posse of dodgy coke dealers, lap dancers and closet gays and you have the making of an explosive situation. Great, gritty, urban thriller gangland stuff with female interest.

Comparison: Martina Cole, Lynda La Plante, June Hampson.

If you like Mandasue Heller you might also like to read books by Lynda La Plante, June Hampson and Jessie Keane.

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Synopsis

The Club by Mandasue Heller

Zenith has a prime location at the heart of fashionable Deansgate - and Jenna Lorde`s inheritance has all the goodwill that any nightclub owner could hope for. The opening night is the high point of the social year, as everyone who is anyone begs for invitations.

Jenna believes she can make it a success - but she knows less than she thinks about running a club. And some of her colleagues at Zenith have ambitions of their own that don`t include Jenna.

As the tension mounts, three men offer to help. One is out for himself. One wants to protect her. And one of them offers to help her deal with the sleazy criminals who are threatening both Zenith and Jenna. Which of them can she trust?

Reviews

Another excellent read from Mandasue Heller * Linnet Hooper, Waterstone's Books Quaterly * Sexy and slick * Look * A sassy take on the usual crime thriller ... a slick page-turner. * Woman magazine * A glamorous nightclub hides a seedy underworld that Heller knows only too well. * Express * Gripping . . . powerful writing. * Scotland on Sunday on FORGET ME NOT * A hard-hitting tale of sex, drugs and guest lists . . . things turn from glamorous to dangerous. * Marie Claire * Alarming and beguiling . . . curiously exhilarating. * Scotsman on THE FRONT * Cracking page-turner . . . a gritty compassionate account of life on the margins. * Manchester Evening News on FORGET ME NOT * Mandasue has played a real blinder with this fantastic novel. * Martina Cole on FORGET ME NOT * 'Gritty, contemporary, inner-city drama' * Bookseller * 'Move over Martina Cole, Mandasue Heller is here. Can't wait for her next book' * **** Amazon review *


About the Author

Mandasue Heller

Mandasue Heller was born in Cheshire and moved to Manchester in 1982. She spent ten years living in the notorious Hulme Cresecents which have since become the background to her novels. Not only is she a talented writer, but she has also sung in cabaret and rock groups, seventies soul cover bands and blues jam bands.

Photograph © Niall McDiarmid

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Publication date

14th June 2007

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Mandasue Heller

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Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
576 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780340838310

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