As much as I liked Clara, and rooted for her, she wasn't without her faults, but I did feel she acted in the best interests of her siblings; quiet, sensible Bernie and out of control Henry. When things kick off it does hold your attention but really that is all, I struggled between giving this a 3 or 2 star rating. As we know a little about where the story is headed from the Prologue before going back in time , the shocks and twists don't really come into play until we reach that moment later on in the book. I can almost guarantee Jessie's fans will love this book, and have no hesitation in recommending it as a must buy. United haven't won at Anfield in almost three years and they haven't even scored a goal in their last three visits there.
It starts off fairly quickly with enough to grab your attention but I just felt it was slow going in a lot of places. Have your say in the comments. Having read the book I now regret not finding her sooner, her writing is addictive reading Dangerous is like being grabbed by the throat and not being released until the end or the Epilogue in this books case. Track your annual reading goal here with us, and we have challenges, group reads, and other fun ways to help keep you on pace. This book maybe set around the sleazy criminal underworld of Soho in the 50s and 60s but there is something special about this London Crime Thriller and you can feel the Soho of old a Soho that has almost dead today. Gracie has no option but to leave the good life and dip her toe into the murky waters of her East End past.
She knows she would have to step up to the plate and take care of them all to keep them together and out of the care system. But, with her extraordinary skills, Annie was sure that she will be able to come out of any situation. On one occasion, when she comes out of her pool, she finds that her husband and daughter are gone. My Mum was from gipsy roots and used to drive around in a goat-cart yes, really! Regrettably age precludes me from giving this potential intiative no more than a fleeting thought ; This is the fourth book I have read from Jessie Keane and I haven't been disappointed yet. The ending of The Make is a nicer one than I could have hoped for throughout most of the book. George is in hospital on a ventilator and worringly, Harry Murder, loyalty and vengeance collide in Jessie Keane's gritty fourth novel. Could this therefore be a copycat killer?.
The novel featured the main fictional character in the form of Annie Bailey and became further successful. While you root for Clara she is not without faults and those faults will bring her face to face with danger throughout the book. Soon she realizes that this is serious and begins to do some digging before she becomes the next target. That said, I wasn't that far into Dangerous when I became fully engrossed in the story and all apprehension vanished. Keane grew up writing at a young age, winning awards for her writing when she was eight years old. Battling to keep what remains of her family together, Clara vows to keep her younger siblings, Bernadette and Harry, safe whatever the cost.
Life is good for Gracie Doyle — running her Manchester casino keeps her busy. She leaves for London in an attempt to avenge her brothers and in doing so uncovers some unsavoury secrets about the lifestyle they've been leading. When I discovered that Dangerous was a standalone I was a little apprehensive, the Annie Carter series is brilliant but perhaps complete and the same could be said for the Ruby Darke series, yet I would like to see that continued one day. I look forward to reading more of Jessie Keane's work. One of the villains is, as always, ridiculously attractive, a bit of an enigma, rich and there's an instant attraction between Marcus Redmayne and Clara whereas the less attractive, poorer villain develops somewhat of an obsession with Clara, causing untold grief for all concerned. I read it in 24 hours. Third time lucky, and after a lot of trouble, hard times, threats and killings, Clara's life, along with her siblings and third husband, alter, and not entirely for the better.
After some time, Annie Carter gets a call for ransom from the kidnappers of her daughter, who threatened to kill Layla if their demands were not met. Battling to keep what remains of her family together, Clara vows to keep her younger siblings, Bernadette and Harry, safe whatever the cost. That element in the story adds another thread as we get to see the ex-partners battle out their own problems whilst trying to help Gracie's brothers. Jessie Keane Jessie Keane is a Sunday Times top ten bestselling author. She's conflicted over having separated from her husband he wanted her to choose his job over hers but making it all work.
When in London, Gracie meets up with her estranged husband, Lorcan Connolly, who has recently sent divorce papers to Gracie. George is in hospital on a ventilator and worringly, Harry is missing. Their little games have got them into big trouble with the wrong people. Gracie's mother has a new man-friend, Claude, the type of man who would give the local slug population a bad name. The characters are believable and the consequences of their actions are mostly what I eventually expected. But if you're coming out with all that nonsense. I look forward to My first foray into crime fiction was Martina Cole about 8 years ago, and since then I've struggled to find authors with the same spark.
The story does touch on some sensitive issues but it is dealt with really well. Gracie has option but to leave the good life and dip her toe into the murky waters of her East End past. Gracie receives her own threats and heads to London to see what her brothers have been up to and dragged her into. I have to tell you, rich is better. George is in hospital on a ventilator and worringly, Harry is missing. There will never be a specific number of books to read here or pressure to read more than you can commit to. And that is just a whole lot.
Gracie's ex-husband Lorcan runs his own casino in London and help's Gracie in her search to find out what has happened. Life is good for Gracie Doyle - running her Manchester casino keeps her busy. It was released by the HarperTorch publishing house in 2008. However, she was aware of the fact that everything was not going to remain the same forever. The one character that does help her marries her Marcus Redmayne and will this be a marriage made for money and clubs or will love actually make an appearance. Send an e-mail to site orderofbooks.