Frank's Wild Years (Paperback)

Nick Triplow

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Frank's Wild Years is a story of betrayal and last chances at the frayed and fadingedges of the south London underworld.IN THE TWILIGHT days between Christmas and New Year, ageing Frank Neavesis about to drink away his last tenner in a Deptford boozer. A former friend and associateof long-dead local villain Dave Price, Frank's scotch-soaked meditation isinterrupted when it's discovered that Carl, Price's son and the pub's landlord, hasdisappeared leaving an oblique one line note for barmaid, Adeline.After a visit to Carl's mother, Rose, they discover he has gone to Hull to bring hisyoung daughter, Grace, back to south London to celebrate New Year's Eve. Adelineknows this means coming up against the malevolent James O'Keefe, Carl's exwife'snew bloke and small time crook. Certain of a violent confrontation that theCarl can't win, Adeline persuades Frank to join her and together they take a slowtrain for Humberside.Over the course of the next few days, Frank, Carl and Adeline each have a chance toredeem past mistakes, none more so than Frank, whose past comes back to haunthim in ways he could never have imagined.


Product Details

  • Product code: BAOLM
  • ISBN: 9781910720325
  • Publisher: Caffeine Nights Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 13.1cm x 19.8cm
  • Pages: 0
  • Publish date: Thu Nov 05 00:00:00 GMT 2015
  • Book points: 8

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