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The Illusion of Innocence

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Three people on a crowded train, brought there by the same crime.

Archie Price, painter and police artist, blessed with a photographic memory, is travelling to Chelmsford to testify in a murder trial.

The accused, Freddie Porter, is under police escort in the guard’s van.

Freddie’s sister, Polly, is desperately trying to escape her brother’s gang before they realise what she’
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Mass Market Paperback, 270 pages
Published November 5th 2015 by Honno Press
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Raven Haired Girl
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I was caught off guard by the fiery narrative. The plot explores pornography - including children as well as a brutal rape, murder too. The plot burns until the very end. Jacques manages to reveal much in few pages. I felt the narrative was rushed in some instances and in others not explored or developed enough, characters also, however more elaboration might diminish its notable impact, bottom line, I enjoyed as is, my reservations trivial
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Diane Coto
Dec 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
This story opens up in 1897 in a rural area near London, in the middle of a crime taking place … one that will end the life of Jeremiah Fitzell, an elderly man, who was viewing his collection of hundreds of antiquated porn postcards. It was the photos that Freddy was seeking. After stabbing Jeremiah, he virtually ripped the box out of the dead man’s hands. Having eyed something suspicious, Constable Tomkins was waiting for the burglar to make his escape. But Freddy took care of him too, leaving ...more
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