Nail-biting suspense, combined with a ‘coming of age’ thriller…
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Book 3 – Pleasures
Perry Hampton is a man who is used to the finer pleasures of life: wealth, power, a beautiful wife and mistress and two magnificent properties. His life should be perfect but it is not: a few miles away, lives his most deadly nemesis. Her name is Eleanor and she possesses a file, which he truly believes could destroy him.
Eleanor is driven by her quest to prove Perry’s evil: she has pledged to do everything she can, to protect and avenge those she loves. So when a trail of clues draws her towards uncovering Perry’s most covert secrets, she cannot resist following them – aware, his spies are watching her every move.
Perry will not rest until he can overpower her community – a ruthless campaign whereby he enlists the help of old faces, including a senior planning officer and a former London gangster. Perry knows how he can unhinge them – even if it means encouraging his only son, to immerse himself into the dark labyrinths of the criminal underground, thereby granting him a dangerous advantage.
Eleanor’s son Elijah is finally drawn into their secrets; the younger generation are growing up fast. It is a notion which inspires them to inaugurate their own fight. Yet, this is the catalyst which sparks a war – one which will bear deadly consequences and where there can only be one winner.
Some of the locations in Pleasures are real places – Pimlico in London, Kronenburg Park, Nijmegan and the Old Bailey (Criminal Court) in London.
This is the 3rd book in a saga which begins in gangland London in the 1970s and spans 3 decades. This book, like the other 2 does not fail to disappoint. Helen is a skilled writer with attention to fine detail on everything from the landscapes, the weather to human emotions through to her back ground research… | click here to see the review |