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    • ISBN:9780751559798
    • Publication date:11 Apr 2019

The Pact

By Roberta Kray

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Reissue of Roberta Kray's second gritty gangland novel, along with The Debt and The Lost

or 34-year-old Eve Weston, life couldn't get much bleaker. Her con artist father recently committed suicide and her younger brother Terry was sent to jail. Then she lost her job too, because a close friendship with married solicitor Henry Baxter was misconstrued as an affair. Having temporarily moved away from London, she's now living in her father's old flat in one of the shabbier parts of Norwich.

On a visit to see Terry, Eve is shocked to find him battered and bruised. He refuses to tell her who has done it or why. Eve begins to have serious fears that her brother won't survive his sentence, and in desperation she turns to another prisoner, a dangerous-seeming individual called Martin Cavelli. They make a secret pact: if Cavelli protects Terry then she will pay whatever it costs.

Biographical Notes

Through her marriage to Reggie Kray, Roberta Kray has a unique and authentic insight into London's East End. Roberta met Reggie in early 1996 and they married the following year; they were together until Reggie's death in 2000. Roberta is the author of many previous bestsellers including No Mercy, Dangerous Promises, Exposed and Survivor.

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  • ISBN: 9780751559781
  • Publication date: 11 Apr 2019
  • Page count: 576
  • Imprint: Sphere
Written by the widow of Reggie Kray, one of the East End's most notorious gangsters, this has an authenticity and insight to it that many other thrillers don't — Candis
A cracking good read — Jessie Keane
Well into Martina Cole territory — Independent
There can be few people better placed to write about East End gangsters than Reggie Kray's widow Roberta, and her unique insight into the murky world of organised crime shines through in this gritty fiction thriller... Kray's storytelling is intelligent, g — News of the World
A Cole-esque, addictive read... expect a healthy dose of the kidnapping, blackmail and murder that no East End novel would be complete without — London Lite
Great writing, gripping story, loved it! — Mandasue Heller
Action, intrigue and a character-driven plot . . . sure to please any crime fiction fans — Woman
Gripping — Daily Express
Gripping — Daily Express
A compelling mystery — Heather Burnside
Written by the widow of Reggie Kray, one of the East End's most notorious gangsters, this has an authenticity and insight to it that many other thrillers don't — Candis
There can be few people better placed to write about East End gangsters than Reggie Kray's widow Roberta, and her unique insight into the murky world of organised crime shines through in this gritty fiction thriller... Kray's storytelling is intelligent, gripping and sure to entertain — News of the World
A Cole-esque, addictive read... expect a healthy dose of the kidnapping, blackmail and murder that no East End novel would be complete without — London Lite
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