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A Quick Read from a star of Black British fiction, as portrayed recently on Steve McQueen's BBC drama, Small Axe

To tell the truth? Or protect his family?

Cornell is having a bad time. Kicked out of secondary school for a fight he didn't start, he finds himself in a Pupil Referral Unit. Here he makes friends with one of the Sinclair family. You don't mess with the Sinclairs, and when Ryan Sinclair demands Cornell comes with him to teach another student some respect, Ryan witnesses something that will change his life.

Torn between protecting his family and himself, Cornell has one hell of a decision to make.

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Serpent's Tail


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