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Close : A gripping thriller of power and protection, Paperback / softback Book

Close : A gripping thriller of power and protection Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


She'll do whatever it takes to keep them together...

Hard-hitting and uncompromising, CLOSE by the 'undisputed queen of crime writing' (Guardian) and Sunday Times No.1 bestseller Martina Cole tells the story of a woman determined to protect her family from an increasingly dangerous world...

Patrick Brodie knows exactly how far he's prepared to go to get what he wants. And he wants it all. Now. Before long, Patrick has become a legend in his own lifetime.

Violently. Lily Diamond is different from the kind of woman Patrick is normally attracted to.

But together they are determined that their children will have everything they didn't.

Until the unthinkable happens and Lily is left on her own to look after their family in a dangerous world.

The Brodies must stay close to survive. But as everyone knows, your sins will find you out. If you love powerful female characters, be sure to also read Martina Cole's GOODNIGHT LADY, THE KNOW and GET EVEN.

These ladies are strong, resilient and vengeful...


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