A "Lesser Evil" is the thrilling novel from Lesley Pearse. She defied her parents to marry for love...Following her heart, Fifi moves with Dan to London where they rent a seedy flat in Dale Street, Kennington. Though Fifi must now become acquainted with squalor, she is soon drawn into the goings on behind the shabby front doors of her new neighbours. But it is the Muckles, at number 11, who are the street's focus. Rumours of criminal depravity and shocking behaviour are rife. So when Fifi steps in to help their youngest child, she risks the wrath of this frightening family. Suddenly, not only her marriage and her family but the lives of all the inhabitants of Dale Street are at the mercy of the immoral Muckles...Lesley Pearse, author of the hugely successful "Till We Meet Again" and "Secrets" explores love, life and morality in her thrilling novel "A Lesser Evil". Susan lewis fans should take note of Lesley Pearse. Praise for Lesley Pearse: "With characters it is impossible not to care about ...this is storytelling at its very best". ("Daily Mail"). "Lose yourself in this epic saga". ("Bella"). "An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry". ("Woman's Weekly"). With her gripping and moving storylines best-selling author Lesley Pearse has captured the imaginations of millions in the UK and abroad. Her other titles "The Promise", "A Lesser Evil", "Till We Meet Again", "Secrets", "Charlie", "Father Unknown", "Gypsy", "Trust Me", "Faith", "Never Look Back", "Remember Me" and "Hope" are also available as Penguin paperbacks. Lesley lives near Bristol and has three daughters and two grandchildren.