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**The 30th Anniversary Edition - revised and updated**

One family. One legacy. One curse...

From the poverty of the Welsh pit valleys to the glories of the prize ring, from the dangers of Prohibion America to the terrors of Britain at war, Lynda La Plante delves into the lives of a remarkable family and the curse that forged their names...

'A torrid tale of love, intrigue and passion' Daily Express

'Without doubt one of the best writers working today' Karin Slaughter

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Lynda La Plante's many novels, including the Prime Suspect series, have all been international bestsellers.  She is an honorary fellow of the British Film Institute and a member of the UK Crime Writers Awards Hall of Fame.  She was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in 2008.  She runs her own television production company and lives in London and Easthampton, New York.  Visit her website at

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (December 1, 2017)
  • Length: 688 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471168963

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