Blood Brothers by Heather Atkinson is a gripping page-turner

Blood Brothers is the latest novel from author Heather Atkinson. Heather is the author of over fifty books – predominantly in the crime fiction genre. Although Lancashire born and bred she now lives with her family, including twin teenage daughters, on the beautiful west coast of Scotland.

Her new gangland series for Boldwood, set on the fictional Gallowburn estate in Glasgow begins with Blood Brothers,

When you’re running the streets, loyalty is everything…

Gangs rule the streets of the rough Gallowburn Estate in Glasgow, but the deepest rivalry of all is between Jamie Gray and his friends, known as the Blood Brothers, and their enemies, the Lawsons.

The two gangs clash frequently, but when a phone containing incriminating evidence disappears after a particularly brutal run-in, the stakes are higher than ever.

Jamie’s mother Jackie is as hard as nails and is not going to let anyone hurt her boy – even if she has to roll up her sleeves and get stuck in. What she wants more than anything though, is to see Jamie turn his back on the street life. And when he meets spoilt rich-girl Allegra, who has a penchant for shoplifting, Jackie thinks she could be Jamie’s way out.

But with the Lawsons closing in, and everyone taking sides, there is only one way out for Jamie, and to triumph he must take out his biggest enemy…

Blood Brothers is the first of a new series by Heather Atkinson. It’s an explosive read. Heather really knows how to keep the tension and write vivid confrontation scenes that make you feel as if you are on the sidelines watching it all godown.

Full of interesting characters, and a plot that has many twists and turns Blood Brothers is an extremely strong start to Heather’s new series. It’s a book that once you pick up is very hard to put down until you get to the end as you keep turning the pages to find out what will happen to Jamie.

You can get a copy of Blood Brothers here.

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