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Everyone liked Sergeant Joe. From the huge jolly Beavis family with whom he had lodgings in Newington Butts, to Mr George Singleton, Charing Cross Road bookseller, who employed Joe in a little lucrative and harmless forgery, Sergeant Joe was a univeral favourite. Quite a few people wondered why he didn't get married. But it wasn't until he bumped into Dolly Smith - quite literally in a London pea-souper - that he met a girl who made an impression on him. Dolly was quick, lively, and full of cockney cheek. She was also a little frightened - running from a vicious-looking thug and a sinister foreigner who seemed to think she had stolen something valuable. When Joe took Dolly under his wing he thought he was just helping her in a momentary predicament. He didn't realise his peaceful existence was going to be wrecked. For Dolly was both bewitching and beguiling - and she was also involved in something quite dangerous that was finally to give Sergeant Joe the surprise of his life.
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From the author of The Pearly Queen - a wonderful new saga of cockney life.About the Author:
Mary Jane Staples was born, bred and educated in Walworth, and is the author of many bestselling novels including the ever-popular cockney sagas featuring the Adams family.
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Book Description Corgi, 1992. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # mon0000175498
Book Description Transworld Pub, 1992. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 380 pages. 7.00x4.25x1.25 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0552139513
Book Description Corgi Books, 1992. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0552139513
Book Description Corgi Books, 1992. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0552139513