The Widow Ginger
by Pip Granger
This book is in good second hand condition. Moderate wearing to cover, edgewear. Light tanning to pages, book exchange mark.
Published by Corgi Books, 2003, 396 pages.
All was calm and normal… until a stranger came into town…
1954, Soho, London. Rosie, and her beloved Auntie Maggie are opening up their cafe in Old Compton Street for Uncle Bert’s breakfast special when the Widow Ginger comes to call. The Widow Ginger, an ex-GI with ice-cold blue eyes, is especially scary. He has unfinished business with Uncle Bert– business that includes being cheated on his share of a ‘liberated’ lorry-load of guns and explosives during the War – and he intends to make sure he now gets paid in full.
And this isn’t all – the lovely Luigi appears to be suffering from a severe case of unrequited lust; Bert and the local Mafioso Maltese Joe have had an acrimonious falling-out; and, most worrying of all, Rosie’s best friend Jenny has begun to keel over mysteriously in the school playground…