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Fatal Cut by June Hampson
  

Fatal Cut

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Daisy Lane, a gangster’s moll with a difference, her man is in prison and she must watch over his interests, but she has a policeman sweetheart, two sons and a rival gangster to juggle, and then a figure from the past. This is 60’s gangland territory when times are changing, drugs are raising their ugly heads and the stakes are high. In an easy, light read this is part family saga, part thriller.

See the links below to read the books in order.

1 Trust Nobody

2 Broken Bodies

3 Damaged Goods

4 Fatal Cut

5 Jail Bait

6 Fighting Dirty

Comparison: Martina Cole, Mandasue Heller, Roberta Kray.

If you like June Hampson you might also like to read books by Kimberley Chambers, Kitty Neale and Rosie Goodwin.

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Synopsis

Fatal Cut by June Hampson

Daisy Lane is gradually coming to terms with her troubled past, while building a future for herself and her two sons. Roy Kemp, the notorious gangster and Daisy's former lover, is banged up in prison along with the Kray twins. Daisy wants to enjoy her new-found freedom, but must watch over Roy's criminal empire in his absence, all the while attempting to continue her illicit relationship with Vinnie Endersby - just about the only straight-dealing copper in Gosport. But it isn't long before another gangster decides to challenge Roy's dominance...

While Roy counts his days to freedom, the criminal landscape is changing. Vice and extortion are being replaced by new pursuits - hard core pornography and drugs. Soon, the bodies of mutilated girls are found dumped around the outskirts of Gosport - the deadly product of a ruthless gang. Meanwhile, Daisy must make a difficult choice. The greater the threat to Roy's empire, the more involved Daisy becomes in his life. But Vinnie and Daisy have waited years to be together. Will this be their chance at last?

Before Daisy can make any decisions, matters take a deadly turn - with Roy's business under threat, she is forced to confront his enemies, and by doing so, puts her life and that of her sons, in desperate peril...

Reviews

This writer is breathing down Martina Cole's neck.

Peterborough Evening Telegraph

'A cracking-paced read
BOOKBAG on Damaged Goods

'This writer is breathing down Martina Cole's neck'
PETERBOROUGH EVENING TELEGRAPH on Damaged Goods This writer is breathing down Martina Cole

's neck--PETERBOROUGH EVENING TELEGRAPH on Damaged Goods A cracking-paced read--BOOKBAG on Damaged Goods'


About the Author

June Hampson

June Hampson lives in Gosport, Hampshire, where she runs a market stall selling books.

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Book Info

Publication date

21st January 2010

Author

June Hampson

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Author's Website

www.daisy-lane.co.uk/

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
400 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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Classic crime

ISBN

9781409103745

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