Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Armed Candy: A True-Life Story of Organised Crime” as Want to Read:
Armed Candy: A True-Life Story of Organised Crime
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Armed Candy: A True-Life Story of Organised Crime

4.3  ·  Rating Details ·  23 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Gunned down in broad daylight on his own home patch in 1998, the young man's murder seemed like just another street squabble between drug dealers, and the police marked the file unsolved. But in a one-mile stretch of Glasgow's slums, the victim's bodies started falling, disappearing, overdosing, and meeting accidents. The police were at a loss. This is the story of ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 1st 2002 by Mainstream Publishing
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Armed Candy, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Armed Candy

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-51)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
John
Nov 23, 2016 John rated it it was amazing
I loved this book it was the first book i read from start to finish i have now started another book wish i done this when i was younger i love true stories and true crime
Marion Wingate simpson
Apr 05, 2016 Marion Wingate simpson rated it it was amazing
Firstly, I was recommended this book by a friend and I am so glad that I have read it. This book tells a brilliant account of a young woman living and trying to survive in the streets of Glasgow. The first few chapters of the book were quite shocking due to the childhood abuse that Kay endured from her own grandmother- which you would not normally expect. Kay seemed to have been forced to grow up very quickly when she returned to her mother's care, who put her through prostitution. She seems to ...more
Naomi
May 11, 2011 Naomi rated it it was amazing
Living in glasgow I felt compelled to read this book after having scanned the back cover. So much is made of the male element of organised crime in Glasgow that it is interesting to see the female point of view.
It is undoubtedly gritty and very definitely not for the faint hearted. But it was easy to warm to the character Kay because of the difficult life she has led. And it makes me appreciate that even as much as I love this fair city, it is crawling with a dark underbelly. lest we forget!
RIP
...more
Anne
Anne rated it did not like it
Oct 19, 2016
Claire
Claire rated it it was amazing
Jun 04, 2016
Nikki Mccallum
Nikki Mccallum rated it it was amazing
Jul 27, 2014
James Clark
James Clark rated it it was amazing
May 03, 2016
Steven
Steven rated it really liked it
Aug 27, 2014
Gillian
Gillian rated it liked it
Jun 02, 2012
Nathan
Nathan rated it it was amazing
May 16, 2016
sarah
sarah rated it it was amazing
Dec 15, 2015
Scott Ford
Scott Ford rated it it was amazing
Dec 16, 2015
Laura Quinn
Laura Quinn rated it liked it
Aug 02, 2014
Lauren O'dowd
Lauren O'dowd rated it it was amazing
Jun 25, 2014
Diane Wales
Diane Wales rated it it was amazing
Mar 09, 2013
Hardeep Nagi
Hardeep Nagi rated it liked it
Oct 01, 2014
Jon
Jon rated it it was amazing
Sep 07, 2014
Jade Ross
Jade Ross rated it liked it
Jul 13, 2012
Paul
Paul rated it it was amazing
Jul 10, 2012
Tich McKay
Tich McKay rated it it was amazing
Jan 27, 2009
Nicki King
Nicki King rated it it was amazing
Oct 27, 2014
Catherine Gillies
Catherine Gillies rated it really liked it
May 12, 2008
Alison Arif
Alison Arif marked it as to-read
Jan 12, 2009
Sandy
Sandy marked it as to-read
Jun 03, 2009
NessaVa
NessaVa marked it as to-read
Jun 03, 2009
Ann
Ann marked it as to-read
Jun 08, 2009
Linda Berridge
Linda Berridge marked it as to-read
May 23, 2011
Sharon Mcalinn
Sharon Mcalinn marked it as to-read
Nov 10, 2012
Sharonleekelly
Sharonleekelly marked it as to-read
Nov 13, 2012
Cherryl Legault
Cherryl Legault marked it as to-read
Dec 29, 2012
Patrick
Patrick marked it as to-read
Jun 09, 2013
Peter James
Peter James marked it as to-read
Aug 30, 2013
Billy Ferguson
Billy Ferguson marked it as to-read
Dec 03, 2013
Sully Duncan
Sully Duncan marked it as to-read
Jan 01, 2015
Ashley Mcnicol
Ashley Mcnicol marked it as to-read
Jan 22, 2015
Angela McCann
Angela McCann marked it as to-read
Feb 14, 2015
Helen
Helen marked it as to-read
Feb 21, 2015
Kirstley Black
Kirstley Black marked it as to-read
Mar 24, 2015
Tal
Tal marked it as to-read
Mar 31, 2015
Tal
Tal marked it as to-read
Mar 31, 2015
Bethany
Bethany marked it as to-read
Apr 17, 2015
Kerry Maddison
Kerry Maddison marked it as to-read
May 04, 2015
Courtney
Courtney marked it as to-read
May 17, 2015
Carolanne
Carolanne marked it as to-read
Jun 19, 2015
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book