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The Runaway | [Martina Cole]

The Runaway

When Cathy Connor and Eamonn Docherty are thrown together as children in the East End their fate is sealed. Cathy's miserable life as a prostitute's child changes forever when she's forced into care. The ordeal that follows leaves her with no choice but to run away to Soho, and she learns to survive in the violent heart of London's underworld. Meanwhile, Eamonn, who fled to New York, has gained a reputation as a ruthless villain.
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When Cathy Connor and Eamonn Docherty are thrown together as children in the East End their fate is sealed. Cathy's miserable life as a prostitute's child changes forever when she's forced into care. The ordeal that follows leaves her with no choice but to run away to Soho, and she learns to survive in the violent heart of London's underworld. Meanwhile, Eamonn, who fled to New York, has gained a reputation as a ruthless villain. But when their paths cross again, Cathy is an equal match for Eamonn - and nothing's going to make her run away this time...

©1997 Martina Cole (P)2011 Martina Cole

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    johanna Surry hills, Australia 12-31-11
    johanna Surry hills, Australia 12-31-11 Member Since 2011
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    "Worth Gettting"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes because its based in London and certain places in the London She could relate to the places


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Cathy Because she was a normal lady who could do anything at all with her life who worked hard to get what she wanted and not be like her mother.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When cathy met her true love


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No I had to break it up because it had too much detail of murder and killing


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  • claire
    newbury, United Kingdom
    6/4/11
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    "the runaway"

    This was a brilliant listen, really riveting- I listened to it twice!!! Definately recommend! The plot evolved all the way through with no hint of the ending!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Christopher
    Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
    6/21/11
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    "Superb"

    I would recommend this book to anyone - it kept me rivetted all the way through.
    Brilliantly written, you really feel as though you are a part of these people lives & you cant help but get involved. I thoroughly enjoyed it & will listen to it again.....

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Gwyneth
    Sheffield, United Kingdom
    1/7/12
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    "Just the right mix of violence and romance"

    In my opinion one of Martina's better story lines, violent but not too much so, I loved the characters even though they resemble ones from previous books.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • A User
    11/3/13
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    "One of my least favourite"
    What disappointed you about The Runaway?

    It attempted to shock but it was just shocking. It was formulaic and crude with no redeeming features. Not sure the audience that she was targeting but I'm not in it.


    What was most disappointing about Martina Cole’s story?

    It was unbelievable


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Paul
    Keighley, United Kingdom
    7/13/11
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    "Gratuitously....."

    Long, violent and graphic. Will not be purchasing reading or listening to any more by this author.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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