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Glitz and sleaze collide for two police typists in Prohibition New York. Suzanne Rindell's thrilling debut read by Sasha Pick.

Prohibition New York is the setting for Suzanne Rindell's thrilling debut about dangerous friendship in which glitz and sleaze collide.

No-one has ever loved Rose. She's an orphan, she has no friends and she lives for her work. A typist in a police precinct, she prides herself on typing up the goriest of crimes without batting an eyelid. Life is passing her by until one day the beautiful and fascinating Odalie joins the typing pool and overnight turns Rose's world upside down. She introduces her to the whirl and excitement of wild parties, speakeasies and bathtub gin. But will there be a price to pay for all this love?

Read by Sasha Pick.

Abridged by Julian Wilkinson.

Producer: Gemma Jenkins

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra and first broadcast in Summer 2013.

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