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Broke

How far will she go?

By Mandasue Heller

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Praised by authors as different as Martina Cole and Jeffery Deaver, Mandasue Heller is a phenomenon. This story - set in Manchester - is about a normal girl who finds herself in the power of a man who's pure evil, with no one to save her but herself.

What would you do to protect your own?

Amy only wants a happy family - instead, she's in a nightmare of pain.

Her marriage to Mark isn't the best - he can't hold down a job, he's got a bit of a temper. But she doesn't want to know just how bad things are until his gambling habit brings Lenny Yates to her door. He makes it brutally clear how she can pay off Mark's debts.

But Amy's troubles are only beginning. Now there's another woman in Mark's life, who wants Mark for herself. She is ready to steal Amy's man, her self-respect and even her children.

As the stakes rise, Amy will either lose everything, or she'll have to learn how to stand up to her enemies . . .

Biographical Notes

Mandasue Heller was born in Cheshire and moved to Manchester in 1982. She spent ten years living in the notorious Hulme Crescents which have since become the background to her novels. Not only is she a talented writer, but she has also sung in cabaret and rock groups, seventies soul cover bands and blues jam bands.

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  • ISBN: 9780340960141
  • Publication date: 15 Aug 2013
  • Page count: 368
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Lost Angel is a shining example of the rule that the best crime fiction isn't just about crime; it's also about family, relationships, love . . . and hate. From The Godfather to The Sopranos, these are the stories that grip us most intensely. And Heller is at the top of her game with this one--it's captivating from first page to last. — Jeffery Deaver on LOST ANGEL
A hectic pace . . . will please fans of Martina Cole. — Bella on LOST ANGEL
Mandasue has played a real blinder with this fantastic novel. — Martina Cole on FORGET ME NOT
Cracking page-turner . . . a gritty compassionate account of life on the margins. — Manchester Evening News on FORGET ME NOT
'A cracking read that will chill you to the bone.' — Sun on TWO-FACED
'One of the bad girls of gritty crime, Heller has written a blinder.' — Daily Mirror on TWO-FACED
'A glamorous nightclub hides a seedy underworld that Heller knows only too well.' — Daily Express on THE CLUB
Gripping . . . powerful writing. — Scotland on Sunday on FORGET ME NOT
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