The Knock - January 2020

Dora O’Brien has had a good start in life, but things go bad when she begins to mix with the wrong company. Pregnant by her gangster lover, she finds herself on the streets and then in the grips of a bent copper called Donny Maguire.

When her daughter Angel is born, Dora is already under the influence of drink and drugs, and handed around to Donny’s mates. Growing up in the shadow of her mother’s abusive relationship, Angel is nothing like her, but when matters turn murderous Angel is forced to grow up fast, and survival becomes the name of the game.

For some, being on the wrong side of the law is the safest place to be…