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Shortlisted for the Galaxy Crime & Thriller of the Year Award 2011.
Devastatingly powerful and utterly unforgettable, Martina Cole’s The Family will hook you in from the very first page, and keep you there through to the very last. As ever it is a truly nail-biting plot with characters that are very well drawn but be warned Martina Cole’s world is a tough one.
The new novel from the phenomenal No. 1 bestseller. Devastatingly powerful and utterly unforgettable, THE FAMILY will hook you in from the very first page, and keep you there till the very last. Phillip Murphy is a family man. He worships his old mum; he takes care of his siblings who help run his business empire in Southend; he dotes on his two young sons who will one day take over the reins. And then there's his wife and saviour Christine, whom he loves with a vengeance. To Phillip Murphy, family is everything. Christine has always understood this about her husband, it was one of the things that first attracted her to him. But there is another side to Phillip, and it's a side he never wanted his wife to see. Though even if she did, could she do anything but stand by him? Because Phillip has rules, and he expects loyalty from his nearest and dearest. Once you're in the family, you're in it for life.
Closing date: 11/10/2018
'Cole is brilliant at portraying the good among the bad, and vice versa, so until the very end we never quite know who to trust. This is the very stuff that makes her so compelling'
Publication date: 14/10/2010
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
|Publication date:||14th October 2010|
|Publisher:||Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
Martina Cole is the acknowledged queen of crime drama with more than twenty novels to her name, of which over a dozen have been No.1 bestsellers.Several of Martina's novels have been adapted for the screen, including The Take and The Runaway which were shown on Sky 1 to remarkable reviews. In addition, Two Women and The Graft have been adapted for the stage; both were highly acclaimed when performed at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, which also staged Dangerous Lady in 2012, celebrating twenty years since Martina's debut novel was published.Martina Cole is a phenomenon. She continues to smash sales ...More About Martina Cole