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by Simon & Schuster, 1 December 2016. ISBN: 978-1-4711-5319-8
The Butcher family
are a ruthless, and much-feared, criminal gang from London’s East End. The
story starts when the family are gathered for the funeral of Eddie Butcher, who
has been tortured and murdered. The tension in the air is electrifying.
Ebony Willis and DI Dan Carter are assigned to head up the murder case. They
turn up at the funeral as they are hoping to find Tony Butcher there. Tony is
Eddie’s brother, he is now domiciled in Spain, but wanted in England for drug trafficking, robbery and murder.
assignment of cocaine is on its way, and the police are hoping that may bring
Tony Butcher too, from the safety of the Costa Del Sol, as they have word there
is conflict with the South American cartel, as well as the Butchers. Then there
is Eddie’s widow too, whose side is she on?
this plot get any more complicated? Indeed.
Dan has personal issues with this family and is keen for a chance to get even,
when he oversteps the mark he puts a lot of people in danger and his colleagues
have to step in to protect them. Then the feared Butcher family close ranks and
the tension soars quicker than an exploding champagne cork.
with all Week’s novels as the tension mounts the story gains pace and momentum with
it. Weeks knows how to write gritty page-turning crime drama and for fans of
this strong genre this is yet another treat.
Lee Weeks was born
in Devon.After leaving school she spent
seven years working her way around Europe and South East Asia. She has worked
as an English tearcher and personal fitness trainer. She is the author of
the Willis/Carter series which is based on a London Murder Squad. MIT17. Lee now lives back in Devon.
Linda Reganis the author of six police procedural crime novels. She is also
an actress. She holds a Masters degree in critical writing and journalism,
and writes a regular column, including book reviews, for three magazines.
She also presents the book-club spot on BBC Radio Kent.
She is an avid reader, and welcomes the chance to read new writers.