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NOWHERE STREET By RON S KING
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This is a story about a young boy, brought home from the countryside of Cirencester, to the grey slums of Whitechapel, in London’s East-End. It tells of one year in the boy’s life, around... More > the age of fifteen, back in the mid-to-late 1950’s, describing this time as he fights to get through life. It tells of Prostitutes and Pimps, of the ‘Dives’ around Aldgate at that time and the life within an Approved School, of the fights and bullying which went on as Housemasters turned a blind eye. To a degree, this book is part of the social history of the East-End and is based loosely on my life. Ron S King.< Less
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THE LIES MEN TELL By RON S KING
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This book is a continuation of the book ‘NOWHERE STREET’, a story about Frankie Goushen, a young boy’s early life in the cafes and dives of Cable Street in the 50’s, in... More > London’s East-End. Nowhere Street tells of his time spent in an Approved School, of the bullying and spite which went on at the time. This book continues the story of Frankie’s life, when he becomes involved with the Gangsters of the East-End. It depicts the times of the late 50’s and the early 60’s, of his fight to survive and the time spent in the different Prisons, Borstals and Institutions of the day. This is a tough book of hurt and pain, though through the dirt and the grime shines the light of social history and what was seen as normal in those days. While the tale is gritty and the words not for those with a softer disposition, the story can only be told to its strength and much is based on my earlier life. Ron S King.< Less
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THE LIES MEN TELL. By RON S KING
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This book is a continuation of the book ‘NOWHERE STREET’, a story about Frankie Goushen, a young boy’s early life in the cafes and dives of Cable Street in the 50’s, in... More > London’s East-End. Nowhere Street tells of his time spent in an Approved School, of the bullying and spite which went on at the time. This book continues the story of Frankie’s life, when he becomes involved with the Gangsters of the East-End. It depicts the times of the late 50’s and the early 60’s, of his fight to survive and the time spent in the different Prisons, Borstals and Institutions of the day. This is a tough book of hurt and pain, though through the dirt and the grime shines the light of social history and what was seen as normal in those days. While the tale is gritty and the words not for those with a softer disposition, the story can only be told to its strength and much is based on my earlier life.< Less
The House of Godwinsson By E. R. Punshon
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Bobby Owen leaves his Scotland Yard desk work to inspect a corpse at a hospital mortuary, because, for some mysterious reason, amongst Joseph Parsons’ effects is a detailed map of the London... More > flat which Bobby and his wife Olive have recently rented. The fact that Parsons had died from a bullet wound gives Bobby Owen a good incentive to identify the man, not to mention tracking down his slayer. Parsons’ body was discovered in Angel Alley in London’s East End. But what has that district to do with the esteemed country gentleman Colonel Godwinsson, his sons, and his god-daughter Lady Geraldine Rafe? And where does the vicious gangster Cyrus King and his mob fit into the picture? It doesn’t take Bobby Owen long to begin to unravel the mystery and to stir up a veritable hornets’ nest of intrigue. This is the 25th novel in the Bobby Owen series.< Less
Death on a Yacht By Carolyn R. Bradley
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The year is 1998. Sir George Arlington, a despicable and ruthless businessman, who has spent most of his life plotting and scheming against others, is now the target for retribution. He has no idea... More > of the web of intrigue growing around him. An Italian Contessa, a retired Captain of the Royal Navy, gangsters from the East End of London and those with dark secrets, brought together with four young friends from very different backgrounds, who each have their own agenda, find themselves cruising with Sir George, on a luxury yacht in the Mediterranean. Plots and schemes abound, a death occurs and more confusion is added by a pompous Spanish police officer who resents the inevitable intervention of the British authorities. When the plots unravel, who are the winners and who are the losers?< Less
Diamond Geezers By Peaky Games
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In September 2000 the Millennium Dome was raided by an intrepid armed gang, who used a JCB to break in and steal the De Beers diamonds worth an estimated 220 million pounds. The Guv’nor told... More > you to come to meet him early at the lock up, because you’re the only one he trusts, but when you got there you found him murdered. You’ve got just three questions: who killed him, who will take over the gang, and most importantly where’s the bloody loot? Inspired by movies such as Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Layer Cake and Snatch, this short and darkly humorous game gives you the chance to release your inner East London Gangster. Diamond Geezers is a freeform for 10 players and one or two (preferably two) GMs. It contains mature content and isn't recommended for anyone under the age of 15.< Less
Something In The Air By Richard Hernaman Allen
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Briefly seconded to a Purchase Tax office in London’s East End, Nick Storey comes across evidence of a criminal organisation which includes loan-sharking, extortionate insurance and huge rent... More > increases on properties previously owned by West Docklands Council, but offloaded to a dubious property company in suspicious circumstances. Believing the local police and press to be bought off, Rosemary and he track down the councillors involved in the shady deal. But when in the course of his “day job”, Nick meets a lawyer who is plainly acutely nervous at seeing him, he realises he has a way to get the key to what has been going on. However, having to meet a gangster in an East End park and Rosemary requiring a weapon to keep them safe suggests sorting things out becomes far from straightforward. “Something in the air” is the seventh book published in a series of detective stories set in Customs & Excise by Richard Hernaman Allen, a former Commissioner.< Less

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