In FACES by Sunday Times No.1 bestseller Martina Cole get right to the heart of family life: loyalty, protection and how the ties that bind us can also sometimes choke the very thing we want to protect.
The 'undisputed queen of crime writing' (Guardian), Martina's unique, powerful storytelling will appeal to fans of Karin Slaughter and Patricia Cornwell. Just before Danny Cadogan's fourteenth birthday, his father, Big Dan, leaves his wife and children to face the wrath of the men sent to collect his gambling debt.
Determined to protect his mother, brother and sister, overnight Danny becomes set on making his way in a violent and dangerous world.
He becomes a Face. Not just a Face, but the most feared Face in the Smoke.
Out for all he can get. At any cost. Danny's ruthlessness doesn't stop at his front door.
He rules his family with an iron will - and his fists.
But if his wife, Mary breaks her silence, it could shake Danny's criminal empire; right to the very core. And for a Face at the top of his game, there's only one way to go.
Down. Because, after all, debts can be paid without money...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 688 pages
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 16/02/2008
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780755346141