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    • ISBN:9781848946163
    • Publication date:23 Jul 2009
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Geezer Girls

Gangland Girls Book 1

By Dreda Say Mitchell

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Fast-paced London thriller for fans of Bad Girls and the Martina Cole readership.

Fifteen-year-old Jade Flynn and three other girls were the sole occupants of the fourth floor of St Nicholas Care Home for Children. They were forced to take part in 'special community projects' - drug dealing, money laundering, gun running. Required to work for a man they called The Geezer. Until a shocking event made them rebel. Steal something that wasn't theirs.

So they ran. Disappeared.

10 YEARS LATER . . .

Jade Flynn is now living a respectable life as Jackie Jarvis and is getting married. She invites her three best friends to be her maids of honour. But someone else turns up as well - The Geezer. He'll kill them, unless they do one last job for him, then they can return to their normal lives. But can they trust him?

This time if they disappear they won't be coming back . . .

Biographical Notes

Born and bred in the East End of London, Dreda Say Mitchell has seen it all from the inside. After a string of jobs as a waitress, chambermaid and catering assistant she realised her dream of becoming a teacher. During this time she saw a new generation of East Enders grappling with the same problems she had but in an even more violent and unforgiving world. Dreda's books are inspired by the gritty, tough and criminal world she grew up in. She still lives in London's East End. In 2016, she became a Reading Ambassador for the Reading Agency to promote literacy and libraries.

Website: www.dredasaymitchell.com
Facebook: /dredasaymitchell
Twitter: @DredaMitchell

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  • ISBN: 9780340937112
  • Publication date: 23 Jul 2009
  • Page count: 448
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
'As good as it gets . . . Mitchell is English fiction's brightest new voice' — Lee Child
'Great read written by a great girl' — MARTINA COLE
'KILLER TUNE is a sharply observed, incisive and moving story of radical politics, conflicting loyalties and unfinished business.' — Guardian
'Dreda Say Mitchell is an exciting new talent and her second novel, KILLER TUNE, shows her distinctive take on current urban noir.... The narrative throbs with energy and has a refreshing directness' — Sunday Telegraph
'An interesting, original novel, worth reading, even if you don't get half the references and in real life would block your ears to the noise' — Literary Review
'Mitchell's plot is elaborate but tightly played, with a backbeat of racial abuse. Killer Tune lays the breezy muscial name-checking of Hornby's High Fidelity over a well-crafted murder mystery.' — Financial Times
'Great read written by a great girl' — MARTINA COLE
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