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The past comes back to haunt her.
Will it destroy her family?


Only two people know what’s happened to the gold stolen in an
underworld bullion heist. That’s East End gangster’s widow
Babs Miller and her best friend Pearl. So when
the gold vanishes from its hiding place that means there can
only be two suspects.

Neither can believe they’ve been betrayed by the other. Ne
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Kindle Edition, 421 pages
Published July 17th 2018
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Jul 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
First off, if you haven't read the previous books you really do need to. I mean technically you don't but...well...why wouldn't you? I read the first three which was originally though of as a trilogy however by the end of book 3 it was imperitive that a book 4 was produced and thank goodness it was.

For those that want a general overview, these books feature an absolutely blinding family called the Millers. Babs Miller is the Mum and overall 'Head Honcho' of the family. As expected the family ar
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Nessa
Jan 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Having read book one Blood Sister, book 2 Blood Mother and book three Blood Daughter it meant that I knew all of the characters and so when I dived head first into book 4 it was because I couldn't wait to reacquaint myself with all of the characters as I really felt like I'd gotten to know them and of course given that this is the final book, I couldn't wait to see how it all ends for the Miller family.

Just like the previous three books, this book was full of action, drama, arguments, and shocki
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Shell Baker
Jul 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The past comes back to haunt her.
Will it destroy her family?

Only two people know what’s happened to the gold stolen in an underworld
bullion heist. That’s East End gangster’s widow Babs Miller and her best friend
Pearl. So when the gold vanishes from its hiding place that means there can
only be two suspects.

Neither can believe they’ve been betrayed by the other. Neither wants a war.
But honour, pride and tit for tat revenge drag them and their families towards a
cliff edge of brutal gangland
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Sharon
Sep 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
Fast paced and authentic dialogue combined with a great sense of place meant that I was soon sucked into their lives and the hunt for the missing gold!

Pearl and Babs were brilliant characters, I got a real visual sense of them as I read and could almost hear their voices from the pages. Strong East End women with tragic pasts that brought them to where they are today. The characters were raw and realistic and each of them had a story that made me want to listen! At times it felt as though I was
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Sandra
Jul 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
WOW,WOW,WOW.What a fantastic book Babs and Pearl have regretted taking the gold as nothing but bad things seem to happen.I have loved reading this series about the Miller family,Babs,Dee,Jen and Tiff are getting ready for the opening of Dee's club.Babs friend from prison Pearl returns to her retirement home to find Police swarming about and and then she see's her sofa and knows the gold has gone.What follows is a story i wasn't expecting and i won't spoil it for you but i have to say it is a dam ...more
Angela
Jul 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Babs Miller and her best friend Pearl .
The gold was hidden well in the settee but suddenly it was got away .
Babs daughters were called Dee the second was Jenni and lastly last Tiffany .
Later Jenni was shot in the arm and spine .
Tricky Dicky had an affair with Deb,s .
The commander wants his gold back from Flo who was half sister to Tiffany .Fred the red hidden some gold in the cellar .
Next was Richard or tricky Dickie got married .
I got an ARC .
Gemma Deary
Oct 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Dreda never fails to deliver! Another fantastic gritty part of the Mitchell saga. This is a story full of mistaken betrayal which nearly rips the whole family apart, with a few old faces thrown in the mix. This is 100% one of my favourite series I have read. Full of suspense it will make you laugh one minute then distraught the next. Absolutely brilliant! I am praying there will be another installment of this binge worthy series. A must read!
Maria Taylor
Jul 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Another superb book from Dreda from book 1 through to this one, Gripping from page one characters jump to life and being book 4 it’s like reading about old friends some sad bits and funny bits I wish I hadn’t read it so quick I miss them already. Make sure you read books in order I promise you won’t be disappointed.
Julie Simon
Jul 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic book! Great to have Babs and her family back with all the problems and all the secrets. I defy anyone to find a better story beautifully written over four books. This one is very special though, everyone’s secrets finally come out into the open and we get answers to a lot of questions. The way this book is written truly makes you feel you know all of the characters and you feel their pain and anguish but then their absolute joy.
Could not possibly recommend this book enough, fant
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Patricia Spencer
May 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Blood secrets

I have throughly enjoyed reading the whole of this set of books, I couldn’t wait to read next book and now this one being the last. I you want to read a good book pick these you will I’m sure be like me itching to read the next part of the story... thank you to authors Iv loved your style of writing..
sandra ivison
Oct 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Blood series

This series off books are fantastic, so well written, read the four books in 5 days that's how much i loved reading them, loved the plots and twist in every book, just when you thought you had guessed who done it, you find out you are so wrong, can't recommend this author enough
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Diane
Jul 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow the Blood series just got better and better with every book. I absolutely loved following the lives of Babs Miller and her daughters. A real page turner with so many twists a totally gripping read that draws you in from page one.
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Jul 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely best book I've read this year.

So disappointed when I finished it as I wanted it to go and on. Had a bit of humor, romance, family life and proper bit of crime and punishment.
Can't wait for your next book .
BRILLIANT
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Saira Kazmi
Aug 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
WOW

I absolutely loved this book as well as all the others. Five stars is not enough! Well done Dreda and Tony, you both deserve all the success that is coming your way! I highly recommend this to EVERYONE . #Pearl&Babs.
Jo
Aug 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is book 4 and I haven't read any of the others. Not normally a fan of gang books I enjoyed this and think it's better than your usual Martina Cole fayre. The characters are very believable and well written. I'm going to investigate more from this author ...more
Kyle Burdin
Aug 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
Yup..she's done it again

It was like visiting old friends.popping round for a cuppa, listening watching everything in full HD lol.
Bab Miller is like an old friend...!
Well enjoyed the book. You got to read the series.
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Julia Jones
Feb 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Top Read.

Wow, top rating given to this story which continues on from the 3 previous stories in the "Blood" series by Dress Say Mitchell.Definitely a top author and well worth reading her books if you into gangland books.
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Tracey Carnell
Great book

Really enjoyed this book,loved the characters they were so believable,read this book in two evenings.would love to see this made into film..who would play pearl n babs I wonder
Mr Michael Pope
Jul 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Well worth a read

Having read the full series of this story would highly recommend it . A gripping story spanning generations of an east end family with enough twist & turns to keep the reader hooked
Christine Ann Coultrup
Nov 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this last book in the blood series really didn’t want it to end couldn’t put it down this is the first time of reading this author and all four books one after the other as you really wanted to know what happens next will look out for more of this author
Kirsty Wright
Jul 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow!!

Yet another fantastic read!! Plenty of twists and turns. Loved it from start to finish!
If you've not met the Millers . . . Nows the time
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Cheryl Hogg
Jul 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Couldn't put it down

Brilliant! I couldn't put it down. I didn't figure the twist out. Dreda I need more from the Devil's! Thank you for bringing these characters to life x
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Derek
Jul 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
WoW

Congratulations Dreda Say Mitchell what an amazing book to end the series, or is it!!! Well written and well thought out.
Irene howat
Jul 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Blood Secrets Dreda Say Mitchell

Dreda has done it again! Another brilliant read in the fourth of her Blood series. Highly recommended. Can't wait for her next book!
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Tracy
Aug 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
dreda has done it again she just gets better and better this series so adictive the girls are a nightmare loads of twists and turns recomend all her books very adictive
sharon france
Aug 12, 2018 rated it it was ok
Ok

Didn't cut it for me not one of her best books. It not gangster enough try upping it ok 👎
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Dawn Palphreyman
Aug 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Absolute Pageturner

The series is one of the best I've ever read and if you haven't read them, what are you waiting for 😱
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jayne nicholl
Aug 18, 2018 rated it liked it
Not a bad book

It’s an ok read, nearly gave it up at one point, but carried on any way, wasn’t one of those books where you can’t put it down
Leighane Andrea
Sep 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Dreda is a fantastic writer who draws you in with every page. You feel a realconnection with the characters in her book and feel every emotion they do. Another fantastic read. Well done dreda.
gail frearson
Jan 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
enjoyed it

was a good read all the way throughout .no boring bits in middle easy to catch up to as well
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Dreda Say Mitchell, who grew up on a housing estate in east London, is an award-winning novelist, broadcaster, journalist and freelance education consultant who describes herself as a 'complete busybody'. Dreda was named one of Britain's 50 Remarkable Women by Lady Geek. She is the author of five novels, with her first book having been awarded The CWA's John Creasey Dagger for best debut crime nov ...more

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