By Minette Walters
Acid Row is a crime-infested housing undertaking that exists by way of its personal legislation. whilst information comes baby has been abducted, the disappointment and anger that has been seething at the streets of Acid Row is ignited. And nobody might be secure.
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Howled the girl, with a last, dispirited thump of a beefy fist. "If you're so bloody perfect, why does your daughter call you "Cunt"? Think about that the next time you "ooh" and "aah" when my dad gets his pathetic little dick out. " Laura closed her eyes, remembering Martin's laughter the first time Amy had used the word. Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings, he'd mocked. "Rent comes expensive," she murmured. "Sex is free. " Kimberley must have had her ear pressed against the wafer-thin door because every nuance of her voice came breathily through it.
There was a perceptible rush of air as Kimberley surged out of her chair and made a grab at the woman's shirt. Laura's instinctive response was to deliver a stinging slap to the girl's face and wriggle out of her grasp, but there was a split second of mutually recognized hatred before she had the sense to take to her heels. "BITCH! " the furious youngster roared, pursuing the woman down the corridor towards the kitchen. " Laura slammed the door and leaned her shoulder against it to keep Kimberley out, her heart thumping against her lungs.
A chance for improvement. Quality homes surrounded by open countryside. Fresh air and space. But all the roads on the perimeter bordering the fields were culs-de-sac. Like bicycle spokes, they ended at a solid rim -houses with block-built garden walls to protect the surrounding crops and herds from thoughtless estate dwellers and their dogs. The only two thoroughfares, Bassindale Row and Forest Road, looped back on themselves in an unconnected, inverted W to provide four points of access through the concrete belt that kept the estate hidden from the busy traffic on the main road.
Acid Row by Minette Walters