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    • ISBN:9781472124227
    • Publication date:29 Nov 2018
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Bang to Rights

By Helen Black

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Meet Liberty Chapman - a high-flying lawyer with a very murky past...

'Gripping and gritty, this book will keep you hooked from the first page to the last' Roberta Kray

One year on from being reunited with the family she abandoned, successful lawyer Liberty Chapman is still in Leeds - although she has stayed well away from the Greenwood's business activities. Their criminal life style may not sit right with Liberty, but blood is thicker than water and surely what they do is their business not hers?

But when her youngest brother, Frankie, is seriously injured in a shooting, Liberty is forced to decide which side she is on and how far she will go to protect her own. And if that means torturing the local gangster for information or kidnapping another at gun point, then so be it. Turns out Liberty is a Greenwood after all.

Meanwhile, PC Amira Hassani will do whatever it takes to put Liberty and her family away for good, and if that includes blackmailing her colleague Sol Connolly to secure evidence against them, then so be it too. Will Sol betray Liberty to protect his wife and his career? And how far will any of them go to do what they think is right?

'The Leeds setting is every bit as gritty as Kray's East End . . . hard as nails!' Peterborough Telegraph

Biographical Notes

HELEN BLACK grew up in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. At 18 she went to Hull university and left three years later with a tattoo on her shoulder and a law degree. She became a lawyer in Peckham and soon had a loyal following of teenagers needing legal advice and bus fares. She ended up working in Luton, working predominantly for children going through the care system.

Helen is married to a long-suffering lawyer and is the mother of young twins which take up 90% of her waking hours.

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  • ISBN: 9781472124210
  • Publication date: 29 Nov 2018
  • Page count: 304
  • Imprint: Constable
Gripping and gritty, this book will keep you hooked from the first page to the last — Roberta Kray

I'm not surprised Roberta
Kray recommends it, because
fans of her tough gangland
thrillers will approve. The
Leeds setting is every bit as
gritty as Kray's East End. It
might help if you read Taking
Liberties, the series opener,
first to understand why
Liberty Chapman becomes
the white sheep of her family,
abandoning her underworld
roots to become a lawyer. But,
when her youngest brother
Frankie is shot in a gangland
feud Liberty discovers blood's
thicker than principles and
she goes after revenge in the
family way. It's hard as nails!

— Peterborough Today
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