The Broken Bottle (Paperback)
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When Wilf wanted something to kill time during lunchtimes, he didn't anticipate his boredom might lead to sharing the stage with the greatest band of a generation. But neither did he expect that Danny would end up causing him to run for his life. The Manchester music scene of the late 1980s could be magical for a boy like Wilf, but roses often come with thorns attached. Would you be able to resist the opportunity of a lifetime?
The Broken Bottle is the first of a fictional trilogy written by John Hartley ('Capturing the Wry', 'From Banwell to Berlin and Beyond', 'The View From Orlando Bridge'), aimed at readers aged 16 and over.
"John Hartley is a talented musician who has written and recorded over 200 songs. He has now parlayed his songwriting skills into the gritty realism and rites of passage portrayed in his pacy debut novel. I strongly recommend this rewarding read." Merric Davidson, Editor, Toppermost
"Well that was good. So good I'm going to read it again with the knowledge of what happens at the end." Rob Morgan, A Goldfish Called Regret
"John's detailed descriptions make it easy to get transported into the story. Geat writing." Esther Ybarrondo