debut novel by
George Hogtrough is risking his neck.
When his friend lures him into the murky world of smuggling, unexpected events unfold. Fearful of destitution, his wife Molly turns to drink, and her attention soon wanders towards her husband’s hated brother. Jesse is everything George is not – sober, hardworking, God-fearing. Should George discover her eye has strayed all hell will break loose.
However, hell has been weaving its mischief through the splintered family for years, and a dark secret between the brothers threatens to turn everyone’s lives upside down.
Follow the twisted tales and they all lead back to the King Oak.