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Boxer Boys Collection

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Some Family feuds just won’t go away…

For 40 years the Marshalls and the Dolans have lived side by side on the same rundown London housing estate.

Gary Marshall and Arnie Dolan forge a close friendship in CROSSING THE WHITEWASH, forming a teen gang called the Boxer Boys to fight constant battles both on the streets and at home. But while they are inseparable, the
Published September 9th 2019 by Cabrilon Books
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Sep 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The Boxer Boys collection presents three thrilling, interconnected stories about the exploits of the Dolan and Marshall crime families and the friction between them. I would advise these be read in order for the best experience as each book very much continues the story from the previous.

Crossing the Whitewash starts the series off with a bang and we are taken on a compulsively readable journey with twisty surprises galore and writing that has grit and drama to it. It follows the impact of a
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Sep 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Here is my review of each of the books separately.

Crossing the Whitewash

When I picked this up I didn’t realise there’d be sports in it. Now I’m not a sporty person and when sports is mentioned I usually tune out. However I really enjoyed this read so well done to the author for keeping my attention.

Gary Marshall and Arnie Dolan are two completely different kinda characters who became friends when they were thirteen.

One afternoon something happens that changes their lives forever.

When the story
Lel Budge
Sep 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a box set of three novels by Nick Rippington.



Gary Marshall and Arnie Dolan have been friends since they were 13 years old, and had named themselves the Boxer Boys.

Gary had dreams of being a professional footballer, but after a night out, a series of events put an end to his dream.

This tells of their lives to the present day, their friendship, the laughs and their criminal and sometimes violent activities.

As they grow up, lives change, but then the past
Sep 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
The three stories combine to give a fabulous insight in two main families and the trials and tribulations that go with them. There are so many things that happen along the way for not only the families but also the boys as well.

The style of the story is gritty and it fits so well with the gangland setting. As much as there is violence with the story as you would expect, there is also much more than that. It is a story that show the dynamics of family and society of the respective times the
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Nick Rippington is the award-winning author of UK gangland thrillers. One of the silent victims of the News of the World phone-hacking scandal, Welsh Sports Editor Nick was informed at 48-hours notice that it was closing and he was out of a job. His response was to write the first novel in his Boxer Boys series Crossing The Whitewash.
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