Julie Shaw Tales of the Notorious Hudson Family 3 Books Collection Set Titles in the Set My Uncle Charlie, Our Vinnie, The Eagle in the Sand, Blood Ties
Julie Shaw Tales of the Notorious Hudson Family 3 Books Collection Set by Julie Shaw
Julie Shaw Tales of the Notorious Hudson Family 3 Books Collection Set by Julie Shaw



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Julie Shaw Tales of the Notorious Hudson Family 3 Books Collection Set 

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My Uncle Charlie

If you lived on the notorious Canterbury Estate in the 40s and 50s, then you knew there was one man you did not want to cross: Charlie Hudson. A solitary man, feared and respected by the gangsters of the time, Charlie was a boxer who never lost a fight, in or out of the ring" the most infamous of The Canterbury Warriors. My Uncle Charlie, the second title in the explosive series unravels a story of debauchery, crime and self-destruction. Charlie Hudson was a born leader. The eldest of eight brothers and four sisters and with a boxer for a father, fighting was in his blood. And as the young protégé of local Italian gangster, Mr Cappovanni, Charlie not only learned to knock every opponent out, he also learned the tools of the crime and extortion trade well; emerging into adulthood in the middle of the war years as a natural heir: running cons, illegal books and a band of prostitutes. But when Charlie met Betty, a sweet, caring girl, he was determined to be a better man for her. He d still deal with  business but no more would he bed his working girls, and the birth of their baby girl, Elizabeth, sealed it: he knew life could not get any better. But for a man who had only ever lived in the belly of the Canterbury Estate underworld, it could definitely get worse Gritty and engrossing, book two of the Hudson family saga delves deeper into history of the

Our Vinnie

The infamous Canterbury Estate in Bradford, a hotbed of crime, drink and drugs, was a law unto itself in the 70s. So when one of their own was wronged in any way, the community always had its own way of dealing with it. The first title in a series of gritty family sagas, Our Vinnie accounts the dramatic true story of a brothers determination to avenge his younger sisters rape. Josie was just 11 when her Vinnie, then 14, was taken away to a detention centre. Distraught by his absence and left alone with indifferent parents, when she escapes from one of their rows she naively enters the house of a neighbour, Melvin, who " horrifically " leads her upstairs and overpowers her. Convinced by her friend Carol, Josie tells her sister Lyndsey about the rape but, with Vinnie out of the picture, Lyndsey uses the information for her own ends. When Vinnie returns, hardened by years inside the system, his outrage on discovering the truth is severe. And with new abuses continually coming to light, a cataclysmic series of violent events begins to spiral out of control Dramatic and shocking, Our Vinnie is an unbelievable page-turner, documenting a community forsaken by society, and one brothers unrelenting determination to take justice into his own

Blood Ties

Family is not always a place of safety. Kathleen was just eight years old when her mother was tragically killed in a car accident. And when her father remarries it is to the bitter and resentful Irene who has two children of her own and no space in her heart for another. Irene goes out of her way to make Kathleen's life as miserable as possible and will stop at nothing to get her out of their lives When Kathleen is sixteen, a shocking incident rocks the family, and life takes a darker turn. Among this darkness, Kathleen finds a glimmer of hope in an older man, but Irene is ruthless in her mission to destroy her. Can Kathleen find happiness or is she destined for tragedy?

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Julie Shaw Tales of the Notorious Hudson Family 3 Books Collection Set

SKU:
U46-JulieShaw-3bks
Location:
U46-S131
Cat No:
SNW2857
Product ID:
DEALMAN-U46-JulieShaw-3bks
EAN:
9789526528618
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Paperback
Language:
English

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