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Frankie

4.07  ·  Rating Details ·  149 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
On the run, Frankie unknowingly stumbles across a dangerous secret, a secret so powerful that men will stop at nothing to protect it. She tries to build a new life, but you can only stay anonymous when no one wants to find you. Hunted by both the police and shadowy assailants with powerful connections, the odds are stacked against a woman who will do whatever it takes to p ...more
Paperback, 365 pages
Published March 27th 2007 by Penguin UK (first published March 29th 1973)
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Nurture Waratah
Oct 12, 2011 Nurture Waratah rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction, drama, suspense
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I was so captivated from the beginning to end that I read this in just two days. My poor chores felt so neglected :-(. I highly recommend this novel.
Rajeesh V R
Dec 23, 2013 Rajeesh V R rated it liked it
At the starting the book was really slow and and it gains the pace towards the end. The book is not having a good plot but the way of storytelling overcomes these faults.
Karen
Jul 02, 2008 Karen rated it did not like it
If "About the Author" in the press release is to be believed, then in FRANKIE, Kevin Lewis is writing about a world not that far from the one he grew up in.

On a cold London evening Frankie, a young woman with a sad past, now living on the streets, has no choice when a drug dealer, pimp and lowlife targets the very young Mary - a recent street kid, still pretty, still not drawn into addiction and degradation. Frankie fights for Mary and the pimp dies. Frankie is now not just on the streets with h
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Elena Love
Jun 07, 2012 Elena Love rated it it was amazing
So...I've got to admit that I loved this book..I barely read books that have to do with ordinary and every day things...I don't say that Frankie's life was ordinary but I prefer science fiction books and stuff like that.Frankie is an amazing and really brave character. I love the way she handles things and doesn't let anything break her.Alright,she actually broke in the end when they took Jasper but she was ready to give her life for her baby and that's amazing and really brave.I expected her to ...more
Brit McCarthy
Jan 26, 2011 Brit McCarthy rated it really liked it
This book surprised me. I picked it up for a couple of bucks at Borders and really wasn't expecting it to be as good as it was. It was well written, fast paced and had a great - and original - storyline.
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Nov 10, 2008 Theweebarrell rated it it was amazing
Read the first novel by Kevin Lewis called Kaitlyn and was looking forward to this one,and it didn't disapoint loved it
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Fantastic book. I read it in two days flat.
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Born in 1970 in Southeast London, Kevin's childhood years were spent in the city's rough council estates. The violent and depraved conditions that Kevin lived in are documented in his autobiographical books The Kid and The Kid Moves On. Today Kevin combines his creative skill with his knowledge of the inner cities to write novels with gritty realism. Kevin currently lives in Surrey with his wife a ...more
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