The Make

The Make

by Jessie Keane

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Murder, loyalty and vengeance collide in Jessie Keane's gritty fourth novel.See more details below


Murder, loyalty and vengeance collide in Jessie Keane's gritty fourth novel.

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Publishers Weekly
In this solid suspense novel from Keane (Jail Bird), Gracie Doyle, a Manchester casino owner, returns to London, where she grew up in the East End, after hearing distressing news about her two estranged brothers: George has been brutally attacked and is in the hospital, while Harry has gone missing. George and Harry, we learn in flashbacks, set up their own escort business. George struggled with his feelings for a male “punter” on the run, while Harry fell for a woman from Hong Kong. In searching for answers, Gracie and her mother become the targets of some unknown scoundrel. Gracie’s estranged husband, Lorcan, who also runs a casino, lends a helping hand. Gracie thinks “they were probably all doomed, every last one of the Doyles,” but despite her well-justified fears, the human heart triumphs over evil in a story that has more to do with family reconciliation than catching the bad guy. (Feb.)
From the Publisher
Praise for Jail Bird:'Fans of Martina Cole will love this' Teesside Evening Gazette'Keane's have a grittiness and strong sense of place and character that make them especially compelling' Choice MagazinePraise for Jessie Keane:‘This is a riveting story, with gutsy, gritty characters and a genuine feel for the period.’ Books Monthly‘A cracking story from a great new writer’ Mandasue Heller'Jessie Keane gives us a fascinating insight into the rivalries and lifestyles of those who make fortunes out of a criminal way of life and of the lowlifes that carry out their orders.' Lincolnshire Echo'Perfect for fans of Martina Cole and Lynda La Plante' Glamour'Gritty and powerful, Martina Cole fans will love this addictive novel' Closer'This is the sort of competition Martina Cole could do without and if Keane does hit the No. 1 spot it could be handbags, or more likely knuckledusters, at dawn' The Northern Echo

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HarperCollins Publishers
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5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

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Jessie Keane is the bestselling author of the Annie Carter trilogy, Dirty Game, Black Widow and Scarlet Women. Her most recent novel, Jail Bird, introduces a new heroine, Gracie Doyle that fans will love. Jessie lives in Hampshire.

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