'No one writes about East End women and their vagaries like Martina Cole' -- Maxim Jakubowski, Murder One 20020329 'A powerful novel that pulls no punches... Cole has an ear for the vernacular of the East End, as well as an ability to portray the viciousness of life at the edge' the Guide -- Guide 20020329 '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' -- Daily Mirror 20020329 'Right from the start [Cole] has enjoyed unqualified approval for her distinctive and powerfully written fiction' -- The Times 20020329 'Intensely readable' -- Guardian 20020329 'Martina Cole explores the shady criminal underworld, a setting she is fast making her own' -- Sunday Express 20020329 'Utterly compelling' -- Mirror 20020329 'The story will grip you from the first pages' -- Best 20020329 'Gritty novel from an author who knows intimately the world she writes about' -- Express 20020329
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About the Author
Martina Cole was born and brought up in Essex. She is the bestselling author of ten novels set in London's gangland, and, as well as her latest hardback, her most recent two paperbacks have gone straight to No. 1 in the Sunday Times on first publication.