1964 - London
Dolly Vincent is born to an East End gangster but is sent away for her own protection.
Mad Mick is hell bent on his revenge and will stop at nothing to kill her.
Estranged from her family, she becomes a successful barrister, but after defending a young Italian man she finds herself caught up in a secret held by a high court judge. Tortured and left for dead she flees London and heads to New York. Only the Vincents know where she is, but even they don't know the truth.
Francesca is back to face her demons but this time she is not alone.
One woman three names
ISBN : 978-1-84897-497-5
Pages : 350
Size : 205x140mm
Imprint : Olympia Publishers
Kerry Barnes, born in 1964, grew up on a council estate in the South East. Pushed by her parents to become a doctor at a time and place where women only dreamed of having a professional career, she started off as a microbiologist and then went into medicine.
She began writing when her daughter was born and she had free time and by the time her children were grown, she had written four novels.
Ruthless is the first to be published.