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The Honeytrap

A novella by the Queen of Gangland Crime

By Roberta Kray

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A novella - previously published in four ebook parts - by the Queen of Gangland Crime.
No one knows crime like Kray.

***The Honeytrap was previously published in 4 separate ebook parts.***
This is the whole novella, combined in ebook for the first time.

'A cracking good read'
JESSIE KEANE

'Well into Martina Cole territory'
INDEPENDENT

'Great writing, gripping story, loved it!'
MANDASUE HELLER

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Harry Lind isn't a huge fan of the honeytrap side of his detective business, but it is effective. So when there are no male 'honeytraps' available for a client, he realises her has to put his money where his mouth is and step up.

Then one day he runs into an old acquaintance when he's on the job and things get a lot worse. Ellen Shaw is trouble with a capital T but why is she talking to Danny Street, one of the most notorious gangsters in the East End? Suddenly, Harry feels as though he's about to get involved in a different kind of trap altogether . . .

Full of strong characters and authentic East End gangland action, The Honeytrap is an enthralling read from the author of No Mercy and Streetwise.

Praise for Roberta Kray:

'Action, intrigue and a character-driven plot . . . sure to please any crime fiction fans'
Woman

'Gripping'
Daily Express

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: 9780751577044
  • Publication date: 06 Dec 2018
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  • Imprint: Sphere
A cracking good read — Jessie Keane
Well into Martina Cole territory, Roberta Kray gets under the skin of the London underworld — Independent
Action, intrigue and a character-driven plot . . . sure to please any crime fiction fans — Woman
Gripping — Daily Express
A compelling mystery — Heather Burnside
Great writing, gripping story, loved it! — Mandasue Heller
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