Blood Sister by Dreda Say Mitchell

Blood Sister

Dreda Say Mitchell

Ten years in the lives of three young women independently struggling to leave forever their London sink estates. Their actions provoke not only violence but seriously unintended consequences. Page-turning stuff and I can't wait for the next in the series which, surprisingly, will concentrate on the 1970s and the previous generation.

Extract

Tiffany realised she was in over her head. Not only did she know there was nothing random about being stopped by the Bill earlier in the evening, she now knew she had met Stacey's dad before. The man who had just given her friend a vicious beating was the same man who'd hired her as a courier in the Bad Moon in Shadwell.

Parallels
  • Widows by Linda La Plante
  • No Offence - TV series
  • Acid Row by Minette Walters

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