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Publisher's Summary

He's her son, but he's no good. How far will she go for him?

Not all sons make their mothers proud....

June Dawson has come a long way from her rough East End background. She now lives in a nice little cul-de-sac in Rainham with her ultra-respectable husband and a lovely social life. But her world collapses when daughter Debbie announces that she is pregnant by her low-life drug addict boyfriend, Billy McDaid. June feels as though she is being sucked back into the world of villains and thugs she thought she had escaped forever.

But worse is yet to come. The baby - doted on by his violent and feckless dad - grows into the child from hell. He is mean, sadistic and out of control. Suddenly the family is not just in crisis. It is in meltdown.

©2017 Kimberley Chambers (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

Critic Reviews

"This beautifully crafted, sharp, well-paced novel will keep you hooked until the very end. An outstanding tale of betrayal, violence and love. Buy it. Read it. You'll love it. I did." (Amanda Prowse)
"Kimberley Chambers is the queen of the gritty, low-life tale...a fast-paced, thrill-a-minute ride that takes you on all sorts of twists and turns." ( Bella)
"Easily as good as Martina Cole." ( News of the World)
"Brilliantly delivers a story of violence, treachery and family ties.... Easy to read and hard to put down." ( News of the World)
"A fast-paced tale with gritty authenticity." ( The Guardian)

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  • 08-12-18

Too much badness

For me, I just didn’t like the story line and vivid descriptions of the issues.

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  • Hinna
  • 10-11-20

another fantastic book from Kimberley Chambers

Great read struggled at times with some of the horrific acts but very descriptive and listened to this within a few days

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  • Kayla
  • 09-19-20

Fantastic book as ever

Kimberley always has me on the end of my seat or chuckling, another excellent book. eagerley awaiting for her to write another as I've read them all to the highest satisfaction!

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  • Georgina Daykin
  • 08-13-20

Could not stop listening it was so enthralling

This the first time I have listened to Kimberley Chambers and would love more please

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  • Addictive shopping app lol Xx
  • 07-26-20

Good Read

Like all of Kimberley Chambers books I really enjoyed listening to this book. Good story line. Narrator was good. So overall a story that I enjoyed.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-05-20

Love Kimberleys books

Especially Annie Aldington’s narration. She brings the characters and Kimberley’s amazing diction to life FABULOUS

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-10-19

my latest favourite author

great read. couldn't stop listening. endings always surprise. loved it and am now on to the next one.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-15-19

Excellent as always with Kimberley Chambers

Kimberley Chambers really knows how to get you hooked. Excellent as always. Can't wait to listen to the next one.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-07-18

born evil

not as good as other books by Kimberley chambers. Fantastic narrating by Annie Aldington as always

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  • jackie white
  • 06-21-18

Another good read

Another good read from Kimberly. Now looking forward to the next one as I'm sure it will be just as good.