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The Game

Mandasue Heller

4 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Thriller / suspense

'Mandasue has played a real blinder with this fantastic novel.' [Martine Cole on FORGET ME NOT]

'Cracking page-turner...a gritty compassionate account of life on the margins.' [Manchester Evening News on FORGET ME NOT]

'Gripping...powerful writing.' [Scotland on Sunday on FORGET ME NOT]

'Alarming and beguiling...curiously exhilarating.' [Scotsman on THE FRONT]

When Mary's mother throws her out, the sassy teenager soon learns how tough life can be. Her new friend Lynne is older, more sophisticated. She has a taste for cocaine and isn't above walking the streets for extra cash to pay for it. Mary sticks to a straighter path, until the night Lynne brings Ali and Raiz back to their flat. The women don't know that their sexy new friends are small-time criminals, desperate for alibis for a drug-dealer's murder. All too soon, Mary is in more trouble than she can handle. Can her old friend Jane's risky scheme save Mary Or has her fate been sealed by falling for the wrong man

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Praise for The Game

  • 'Mandasue has played a real blinder with this fantastic novel.' [Martine Cole on FORGET ME NOT]

  • 'Cracking page-turner...a gritty compassionate account of life on the margins.' [Manchester Evening News on FORGET ME NOT]

  • 'Gripping...powerful writing.' [Scotland on Sunday on FORGET ME NOT]

  • 'Alarming and beguiling...curiously exhilarating.' [Scotsman on THE FRONT]

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Mandasue Heller

Mandasue was born in Cheshire and moved to Manchester in 1982. She spent ten years living in the notorious Hulme Cresecents which have since become the background to her novels.
Not only is she a talented writer, but she has also sung in cabaret and rock groups, seventies soul cover bands and blues jam bands.

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