Smugglers by Christopher Russell


Written by Christopher Russell

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A thrilling adventure which captures the desperation and danger that lies at the heart of smuggling. Reuben’s only way of keeping his family going is to join the smugglers, but he gets caught up in something way beyond even the dangers he might expect when the gang is unexpectedly betrayed. Loads of excitement and a strong sense of the history behind this old, old lawlessness.


Smugglers by Christopher Russell

Smuggling is a dangerous game, but Reuben has no choice. Being on the wrong side of the law is the only way to bring in the money his family desperately needs. The smugglers are safe as long as they stick together - but someone has betrayed them, someone they know. And to Reuben's fear and horror, he's caught up in a new and even more dangerous game of murder, lies and treason. Dark and dangerous, this is a really compelling and rip-roaring read.

About the Author

Christopher Russell had his first radio play broadcast in 1975. At this time he was a postman - having given up a job in the Civil Service to do shift work and so have more daytime hours for writing. He has been a full time script-writer since 1980 and has worked on many television and radio programmes including Eastenders, A Touch of Frost and Midsomer Murders. Christopher lives on the Isle of Wight.

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Publication date

1st February 2007




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