In this family, if you want something, you take it. THE TAKE by No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author Martina Cole won the British Book Award for best Crime Thriller of the Year and was adapted for television with an all-star cast including Tom Hardy, Brian Cox and Charlotte Riley. 'Martina tells it like it really is' - Sun. Fresh out of prison, Freddie Jackson wants to rule the underworld.
His wife Jackie wants her husband back and in her bed only.
Jackie's sister Maggie wants to be with Jimmy, Freddie's cousin. And Jimmy has big gangland ambitions of his own. Everyone in the Jackson family wants something. And there's no such thing as loyalty. You might have seen THE TAKE and THE RUNAWAY on TV - but that certainly doesn't mean you know what happens in the books!