In the sixties, Briony Cavanagh ran a string of the most notorious brothels in London. Only Briony knew what went on behind those doors, and she never opened her mouth - unless she stood to benefit. Only Briony knew the painful road she'd travelled to get there. From an impoverished childhood that ended with shocking betrayal, she was determined to be mistress of her own fate. But along with success came risk and danger. And the Goodnight Lady had her own secret place that was always shadowed by loss.
©1994 Martina Cole (P)2012 Headline Digital
Very good story with colourful language so not for the prudish. Very strong characters and real life the way it was. Easy to recommend as it covers all the bases, with some funny parts along the way peppered with some brutal moments.
Cannot think of a comparison off the top of my head.
Tommy Lane the main characters consort.
The book found me sitting in the car longer than I needed to just to get to the end of the chapter. Hard to leave in the middle of a chapter when a book is this good.
I did not realise how much I like this style of book until I discovered Martina Cole or should I say someone suggested her to me.
I really enjoyed this book would definitely be recommend to friends and family martina Cole is a great author
Really enjoyed book, sorry it's finished. Love the span of years, the changes in the way of life. Great narrator.
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