Martina Cole, No. 1 bestselling author and queen of crime drama, delivers a hard-hitting and uncompromising thriller. Revenge will be sweet.
Playing grown-ups, the future is theirs for the taking.
Sharon Conway and Lenny Scott are childhood sweethearts. Everyone says they are too young, but nothing can keep them apart. Sharon doesn't question Lenny's business dealings and it isn't long before his reputation as a hard man destined for the top means they are living the good life with their sons.
It leaves a stain on her heart for ever.
But one night Lenny doesn't come home. It isn't the first time he has gone AWOL. But it is his last. He is found murdered - beaten to death in an act of brutality that shocks even the police. And Sharon never knows why.
Old wounds will surface.
Now, twenty years later, Sharon is about to find out the truth. Such a crime cannot go unpunished. Revenge is long overdue. The time has come to...
A blinding good read
Intensely readable - Guardian
The story will grip you from the first pages - Best
An extraordinarily powerful piece of family drama - Daily Mirror
Gritty novel from an author who knows intimately the world she writes about - Express
Her gripping plots pack a mean emotional punch - Mail on Sunday
Cole has the amazing talent of making characters appear larger than life - Sun
Martina Cole was born and brought up in Essex. She is the bestselling author of thirteen novels set in London's gangland, and her most recent three paperbacks, as well as her latest hardback, have gone straight to No. 1 in the Sunday Times on first publication. Total sales of Martina's novels stand at eight million copies.