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Kimberley Chambers is a British Sunday Times #1 bestselling author of Gangland Crime novels.

Born and raised in Dagenham, Kimberley dropped out of school at the age of sixteen and wasn’t sure of what to do with her life.

She went on to do a number of jobs such as being a disc jockey, a street trader and cab driver before eventually becoming a full-time writer.

Kimberley, who currently lives in Essex, England, has sold a million copies of her books across the globe.

Although her parents are no longer there to celebrate her accomplishment, they would certainly be proud of how far she has come.

More about Kimberley Chambers

Genre: Crime Suspense

United Kingdom

Website: http://www.kimberleychambers.com/

Non Series

  • Billie Jo (2008)
  • Born Evil (2009)
  • The Betrayer (2009)
  • Sweet Baby James (2009)
  • The Schemer (2012)
  • Life of Crime (2018)
  • The Sting (2019)
  • Queenie (2020)

The Butler Series

  1. The Trap (2013)
  2. Payback (2014)
  3. The Wronged (2015)
  4. Tainted Love (2016)
  5. Backstabber (2017)

The Mitchells & O'Haras Books

  1. The Feud (2010)
  2. The Traitor (2010)
  3. The Victim (2013)
The Mitchells & O'Haras Books

Detailed book overview

Non Series

Billie Jo

 “He’s a villain: a dad to a princess. Things are about to implode.”

To Terry, family always comes first. But it’s nowhere near perfect.

Billie Jo is the beloved only child of rich villain, Terry, and Michelle—her alcoholic mother.

Given how Billie Jo fears seeing her parents quarrelling, Terry believes that his daughter won’t have any problems when he informs her of his intentions to break up with Michelle and move on with his expectant secretary.

Fate however has other plans.

When tragedy strikes in the most unexpected of ways, Billie Jo’s life will be turned on its head.

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2008
ISBN: 978-0008228583
Publisher: Harper Collins
Born Evil

Looking at June Dawson, it’s hard to imagine that she came from the violent East End.

Now residing in a gorgeous tiny cul-de-sac in Rainham with her decent husband and an admirable social life, everything seems to be working out for her.

Everything however turns upside down when her daughter Debbie reveals that she’s expecting the baby of her disreputable junkie boyfriend, Billy McDaid.

This brings the terrible memories flooding back for June, who thought she had overcome her dark past.

However, things are about to get worse.  

The baby, influenced greatly by his useless father, grows up to be one callous and uncontrollable man.

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2009
ISBN: 978-1848090668
Publisher: Preface Publishing
The Betrayer

Maureen Hutton has never had it easy.

Married to a man who is ever intoxicated and stranded on a council estate in East London, she struggles to save just enough to help  raise her three children all on her own.

Despite being faced by numerous challenges for more than forty years, Maureen maintains her loyalty to her brood.

Everything however changes when she learns a dreadful secret which threatens to destroy her family.

She however can’t reveal anything due to the fear of the consequences that may follow.

But Maureen has one more option. Eliminate the traitor before she runs out of time.

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2009
ISBN: 978-0008228620
Publisher: Harper Collins
Sweet Baby James

Maureen Hutton has never had it easy.

Married to a man who is ever intoxicated and stranded on a council estate in East London, she struggles to save just enough to help raise her three children all on her own.

Despite being faced by numerous challenges for more than forty years, Maureen maintains her loyalty to her brood.

Everything however changes when she learns a dreadful secret which threatens to destroy her family.

She however can’t reveal anything due to the fear of the consequences that may follow.

But Maureen has one more option. Eliminate the traitor before she runs out of time.

NB: This book is also known as The Betrayer.

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2009
ISBN: 978-0008228620
Publisher: Harper Collins
The Schemer

The year is 1983.

Tired of living in their deplorable council house with her controlling family, fourteen-year-old Stephanie Crouch is determined to run away. She however has nowhere to go.

Upon crossing paths with East End thief Barry, Stephanie falls in love.

Although her life finally gets interesting, Stephanie is left shattered after Barry is forced to move to Spain by his family.

Wounded and alone, she finds solace at the arms of Barry’s childhood friend, Wayne; something that leaves Barry furious.

But when he returns to England a decade later, Stephanie’s blissful life turns on its head.

Is Barry really guilty, or is this the work of a sinister schemer?

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2012
ISBN: 978-0007435012
Publisher: Harper Collins
Life of Crime

Jason Rampling may have never had it easy, but that never stopped him from yearning for more.

A chancer to the core, the handsome Londoner is an expert when it comes to making a few cash. The money certainly comes in handy.

Melissa thought she found the perfect guy when she married Jason, as it finally made her somebody.

However, there’s nothing good about waiting for your loved one, hoping that they’ll return home safely.

Jason has one final assignment that he needs to undertake; one that could help secure their future.

However, the downside is that they stand to lose everything.

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2018
ISBN: 978-0008144760
Publisher: Harper Collins
The Sting

THEY GREW UP TOGETHER
As childhood friends, Tommy Boyle and Scratch were always there for each other.
Old loyalties don’t fade away that easily on the streets of London, and when Tommy joins with the infamous Darling family, Scratch ends up being thrown under the bus.

OPPOSITE ENDS OF THE LAW
Now in law enforcement, Scratch goes on a covert mission dubbed Operation Sting.
Her motive is to not only lead to the downfall of the Darlings’ empire, but also enact vengeance having been stabbed in the back by an old friend.

ONE UNEXPECTED TWIST
An enthralling book set on the deadly streets of London, expect the unexpected…

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2019
ISBN: 978-0008144807
Publisher: Harper Collins
Queenie

It’s the 1930s in Whitechapel.

When the war erupted, the impoverished suffered the most.

Having watched her family suffer, Queenie always knew that she was never going to suffer the same fate.

And the gorgeous Alfie Butler made her dreams come true.

But after a hurried wedding, Queenie learns just how hard it is for an East End girl to make it.

Given Alfie Butler’s weak nature, Queenie makes it her responsibility to mold her three boys into men.

Forget about their feeble father. They shall be powerful like their mother.

And Queenie’s name will go down the annals of history in the East End.

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2020
ISBN: 978-0008144845
Publisher: Harper Collins

The Butler Series

The Trap

The Butlers rule the East End.

Vinny and Roy Butler are greatly cherished by their mom.

Although Queenie is fully aware of their dishonest ways, they never let her down when it comes to family.

There is not a single thing or person that could ever bring them down.

When Vinny however rubs someone the wrong way, he finds himself in serious trouble.

And because the two brothers are joined at the hip, Roy is equally in serious trouble.

With Vinny left yearning for revenge after one brutal night, will the experience embolden the Butlers?

Or has the code of honor in the East End lost its honor?

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2013
ISBN: 978-0007435036
Publisher: Harper Collins
Payback

 “Family is meant to support you, not betray you when you need them the most. So when your foe is your loved one, payback is double.”

The Butler brothers rule the East End.

Although family is everything to them, the very foundations that hold them together are shaken after the truth is revealed about the real events that led to the demise of Vinny’s nephew; something that sees Vinny lose his friends and family.

When Vinny’s young daughter, Molly, mysteriously vanishes, they will do whatever it takes to get her back.

She’s the only light in their otherwise dark lives.

But have they already run out of time?

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2014
Ebook: B00EBZ6PZY
Publisher: Harper Collins
The Wronged

The worst experience that any parent can ever undergo is burying their child, yet the Butlers have laid to rest quite a number.

Vinny and Michael are now plotting the downfall of everyone who crossed their line.

Forgiving and forgetting is just not their biggest strength.

But as more devastating events hit the family, loyalties will be put to the ultimate test.

Things are no longer the same in the East End.

Brothers who once watched each other’s backs now want to tear each other apart.

Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and your loved ones close enough to see them.

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2015
ISBN: 978-0007521760
Publisher: Harper Collins
Tainted Love

Despite loving each other dearly, Bella and Michael are struggling to find real happiness.

Bella hides a dreadful secret; one which when exposed will ruin the close relationship that the Butler brothers share.

Elsewhere, Little Vinny is doing his best to become a decent husband and father.

In fact, he doesn’t want anything to do with his dad’s way of life.

But despite his commendable efforts to begin a new chapter, the past will soon return to haunt him.

They say that you should never cross the Butler family unless you’ve already dug your own grave.

Somebody out there however wants to strike the family where it will hurt the most.

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2016
ISBN: 978-0007521791
Publisher: Harper Collins
Backstabber

"Some people just don’t know what it means to forgive and forget."

Vinny Butler owns the underworld.

So when he makes a pact with revered villain Eddie Mitchell, it seems like a win-win situation for the two sides.

Friends and loved ones are given the best treatment, while enemies are crushed. It’s just the way things are.

But then a strange parcel bearing dead creatures and threats arrives.

It seems like somebody is baying for blood.

But who could the enemy be?

The gypsies who cursed Eddie? Vinny's past has returned to haunt them? Family? Or an old foe who’s looking for vengeance?

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2017
ISBN: 978-0007521845
Publisher: Harper Collins

The Mitchells & O'Haras Books

The Feud

Two East End families have been embroiled in a vicious battle for over a decade.

First are the Mitchells, an infamous underworld criminal organization from Canning Town in East London. Engaged in various activities, they will do whatever it takes to get what they want.

On the opposite end are the O’Haras. Though residing in the neighboring Stratford, the O’Haras are a travelling family.

They lock horns with the Mitchells’ for pub security.

Hateful doesn’t even begin to describe the relationship between the two families.

Torn between these rival families are two blameless children, who will end up falling in love with the forbidden, triggering one final devastating act in the long-term rivalry.

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2010
ISBN: 978-1848091412
Publisher: Arrow Books
The Traitor

Two East End families have been embroiled in a vicious battle for over a decade.

The Mitchells engage in organized crime while the O’Haras are travelers.

Violence is the only language they speak.

So when Frankie Mitchell and Jed O’Hara shared a forbidden love, it marked the beginning of the end.

The smart, gorgeous and slippery Jed O’Hara has impregnated Frankie—alienating her from her family.

Eddie Mitchell, Frankie’s brutal dad, isn’t even in the equation, as he is imprisoned ahead of his murder case.

Frankie however isn’t just a Mitchell by name.        

How will Frankie react when she learns of Jed’s betrayal?

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2010
ISBN: 978-0008228675
Publisher: Harper Collins
The Victim

 “Loyalty to your family sometimes comes at a price.”

Things are not looking good for Frankie Mitchell.

Other than the fact that she has surrendered her two children to her barbarous ex-lover, Jed O’Hara, Frankie also has another child on the way and is being held in Holloway ahead of her trial for attempted murder.

Determined to get her daughter back, underworld boss Eddie Mitchell is patiently plotting the fall of the O’Haras.

Everything however changes when he learns the real reason why his daughter has been incarcerated.

Given the violence that is about to be unleashed, will either of the families ever win the long-term rivalry?

Author: Kimberley Chambers
First Release: 2013
ISBN: 978-0008228705
Publisher: Harper Collins