The Take

  • by Martina Cole
  • Narrated by Nicola Duffett
  • 4 hrs and 59 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

If you want it badly enough, take it. Freddie Jackson thinks he owns the underworld when he gets out of prison. His wife Jackie just wants her husband home, but she's forgotten the rows, the violence, and the girls Freddie can't leave alone. Bitter, resentful, and increasingly unstable, Jackie watches her life crumble while her little sister Maggie's star rises. In love with Freddie's cousin Jimmy, Maggie is determined not to end up like her sister. Families should stick together, but behind closed doors, jealousy and betrayal can fester. And for the Jacksons, loyalty cannot win out. Because in their world, you can trust no one. In their world, everyone is on the take. Highly acclaimed for her hard-hitting, uncompromising, and haunting writing, as well as her phenomenal success, Martina Cole is the only author who dares to tell it like it is.

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What the Critics Say

"Martina tells it like it really is and her unique, honest, and compassionate style shines through in her latest novel....a gritty tale that will keep you hooked and a must-read for Martina Cole fans." (Sun)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-12-2006
  • Publisher: Headline Audiobooks