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The Black Widow Linda Calvey

The Black Widow By Linda Calvey

The Black Widow by Linda Calvey


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Summary

Meet Linda Calvey, aka the Black Widow. When the love of her life, Mickey Calvey, is gunned down on a job gone wrong, Linda resolves to carry on his work. But in 1990, after years of living in fear of her lover Ronnie Cook, Linda finds herself accused of his murder, in a trial that shocks the nation. Linda refuses to confess. Until now...

The Black Widow Summary

The Black Widow by Linda Calvey

'What a fantastic read, but not for the faint-hearted!' MARTINA COLE
'True crime has never been more female - or more deadly.' KIMBERLEY CHAMBERS
'Admired and respected by the men who worked with her, she is the real deal.' FREDDIE FOREMAN

If you think you know everything about the East End's toughest gangsters, think again.

Meet Linda Calvey, aka the Black Widow.

Growing up after the war in the East End of London, Linda falls in with local gangsters including the Krays, Freddie Foreman and Ronnie Cook. When the love of her life, Mickey Calvey, is gunned down on a job gone wrong, Linda resolves to carry on his work.

But in 1990, after years of living in fear of her lover Ronnie Cook, Linda finds herself accused of his murder alongside Danny Reece, in a trial that shocks the nation. Still, Linda sticks to her code of honour, refusing to confess. Until now...

After 18 years behind bars alongside notorious names including Rose West and Myra Hindley, she is released.

This is the final truth about her life and what happened the day Ronnie Cook was murdered.

The Black Widow Reviews

'What a fantastic read, but not for the faint-hearted!' MARTINA COLE; 'True crime has never been more female - or more deadly.' KIMBERLEY CHAMBERS; 'Admired and respected by the men who worked with her, she is the real deal.' FREDDIE FOREMAN

About Linda Calvey

'The first time I held a gun, I forgot to breathe.'

Linda Calvey has served 18 years behind bars, making her Britain's longest-serving female prisoner at the time of her release. She moved to 14 different prisons during her time inside, sharing a prison with Rose West and Myra Hindley.

Since her release, Linda has gone 'straight' and leads a quiet life. She is a proud grandmother and finally has her family back together again.

Additional information

GOR010516107
9781912624706
1912624702
The Black Widow by Linda Calvey
Used - Like New
Paperback
Mirror Books
2020-01-09
352
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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