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Damaged Goods by June Hampson
  

Damaged Goods

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This is the third in June Hampson’s series set in the 1960’s, following the ups and downs of Daisy Lane’s life. Set in, what you would imagine to be the sleepy seaside town of, Gosport there is a violent underworld of crime that Daisy has been mixed up in for some time due to the men in her life. An author to rival Martina Cole, June Hampson writes gritty, sexy, fiction with believable well rounded characters and a realism that pulls you in to her fictional world completely.

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.

If you like June Hampson you might also like to read books by Kimberley Chambers, Lynda Page and Kay Brellend.

Synopsis

Damaged Goods by June Hampson

Things have been going too well for Daisy Lane. Her murdered lover, Eddie Lane, has left her comfortably off and his son little Eddie is adorable and a constant reminder of his father. The new man in her life, South London gangster Roy Kemp, looks out for her and is kind to little Eddie.

But someone is watching Daisy's every movement, like a predator choosing the perfect moment to pounce. He is a man with murder in his heart - a man obsessed with Daisy and enraged that she turned to Roy Kemp for love instead of him. He plans to teach Daisy a lesson she will never forget.

Set in 1966, DAMAGED GOODS re-acquaints us with several memorable characters from the previous books - notably Daisy's friend Vera, queen of her massage parlour and the best mate a girl ever had, and Gosport policeman DS Vinnie Endersby who puts his job on the line for Daisy.

Reviews

'a cracking-paced read' BOOKBAG

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

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

5th February 2009

Author

June Hampson

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Author's Website

www.daisy-lane.co.uk/

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Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780752882826

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