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Publisher's Summary

The sequel to Lynda La Plante's groundbreaking thriller, Widows - now a major feature film.

Dolly, Linda, Shirley and Bella are back. And this time it's a fight to the finish. 

Against all the odds, Dolly Rawlins and her gangland widows managed the impossible: a heist their husbands had failed to pull off - at the cost of their lives.

But though they may be in the money, they're far from easy street.

Shocked by her husband's betrayal, Dolly discovers Harry Rawlins isn't dead. He knows where the four women are and he wants them to pay. And he doesn't just mean getting his hands on the money.

The women can't keep running. They have to get Harry out of their lives for good. But can they outwit a criminal mastermind who won't hesitate to kill?

Especially when one of them has a plan of her own...to kill or be killed.

©2019 Lynda La Plante (P)2019 Bonnier Publishing

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Very disappointing novel

Didn't finish it, a first for La Plante; usually a great read, but squibbed it with this novel of shallow female angst and contrariness.

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  • Donna
  • 27-02-2020

Boring

Far better narrator. Where's Bella and Linda's children ?
Confusing story so far . Roll on Chapter 4

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  • Marion
  • 22-05-2019

Follow on

After reading so many negative reviews on the narration of the first book, I actually didn’t enjoy this one as much . Although clearer the readers voice was too posh for Dolly. She was an east ender and would not have spoken in a posh voice. Spoilt it for me. Story was not so gripping either. But a good read nevertheless.

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  • T. Dickson
  • 15-07-2019

Less good than the original

I was looking forward to listening to the follow up, I was surprised to hear so many tenuous coincidences. The ending was weak and contrived. The three minutes spent tying up loose ends seemed to me a lazy way of finishing a good threaded story.

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  • Barbara Ashmore
  • 09-05-2019

Disappointed

I was disappointed to discover that this was the second book in a series as this mean I could not fully follow the story

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  • jayne
  • 16-03-2019

not good

abandoned over half way through, very slow story not up to her usual standard, expected more

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  • ronnie
  • 19-01-2020

it's a crime buster

wow, the plot was fantastic and the characters were a mix of everything you expect a criminals wife to have gone through.
why shouldn't they have some fun and make a bit of cash. go girls but mind the traitors

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  • Lorraine Graham
  • 03-11-2019

Loved it

Listened to this book straight after finishing Widows. I enjoyed it better than the first book even though I loved Widows. I preferred the narrator for Widows Revenge as she used different accents for the characters which made the experiece more authentic.

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  • LittlePlum um hum
  • 13-11-2019

Squirmingly good yarn

This is the type of story that you get completely engrossed in, worrying about the characters between listens. At one time I couldn’t continue because I wanted to prevent them ......!
Highly recommended.

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  • Ory
  • 08-11-2019

Brilliant

This book kept me enthralled to the very last page. I wanted to listen to it for many hours while knitting stuff. Multitasking? Can’t beat it. Exiting story a lot of swearing, no need for language like that, but all books these days have swearing. I really enjoyed this book, a bit gruesom towards the end but he dserved it.

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  • rebecca cooper
  • 28-09-2019

Great Holiday reading while lounging by the pool.

Couldn't stop listening, great storytelling while sat in the sun and by the pool

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  • John Halfpenny
  • 20-06-2019

Widows and widow revenge

Absolutely brilliant a.read both books 1 and 2 kept you wondering all the time what would happen

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