Two Women by Martina Cole
By Martina Cole
Hazard and violence have consistently been a part of Sue Dalston's East finish upbringing. Unloved by way of her mom, abused via her father, and brutalised all through her complete marriage, she smashes her husband's cranium with a claw hammer in a last act of desperation. All that retains her sane is understanding that her 4 childrens are secure from harm.
When she is celled up with murderess Matilda Enderby, their fates develop into inextricably associated. And nobody - least of all Sue - may have anticipated the implications.
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She didn’t want to be saved, she wanted a new pair of Jimmy Choos. The bar he took her too was expensive, dark and richly furnished. They took a discreet booth at the back and he spent time listening to her, he seemed genuinely interested, wanted to know all about his ‘date’. That was fine by her, she was happy to chat with this decent looking guy. He made her feel important, wanted, real good. They downed two drinks and he walked her back to her apartment on Bleecker Street. “Don’t look at the mess,” she smiled.
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