The Business

Love your family. Hate your enemies. Know the business.

Imelda Dooley is scared. She’s played hard and fast and she’s been caught. She’s pregnant and now she’s on her own. Her father, not a man to mess with, will see that somebody pays for this. And it’s not going to be her. So Imelda Dooley tells a lie. A lie that literally causes murders.
When Mary Dooley’s husband is killed in the night’s events, she knows she must graft to keep the family afloat. And graft she does, becoming a name in her own right. But she still has to watch her daughter’s life spiral into a vicious, hate-fuelled cycle of drugs and prostitution.
Caught up in the carnage that is Imelda’s existence are Mary’s adored grandchildren, Jordanna and Kenny. Pretty little Jordanna isn’t yet three and she already knows far too much. All she can do is look after her baby brother and try not to draw attention to herself.

Paperback: 576 Pages

Publisher: Headline

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0755328671

ISBN-13: 9780755328673

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‘I grew up on the periphery of the criminal world. You write about what you know, and this is the world I know’ Martina Cole was raised on the fringes of the world of organised crime. Infamous gangsters, such as the Kray brothers, were regular faces sh

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