Bucket Nut

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ISIS Large Print Books, 1997 - Fiction - 320 pages
Winner of The Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger Award.

Eva Wylie is a one-off. She has ambitions to be the Women's Heavyweight Wrestling Champion of Great Britain. By day, she works as a security guard in a London breaker's yard with two, bad dogs for company. She also performs jobs for a sinister Chinese restaurant owner. Eva's tough. To her fans, she's simply "Bucket Nut" -- thriving on insults and blindly pursuing her goals.

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A sizzling debut for the author's unlikely new heroine- -Junoesque, foulmouthed Eva Wylie, daughter of an alcoholic prostitute. Eva ekes out an uncertain living as a junkyard night- guard, augmented ... Read full review

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Lively British author Cody introduces rough-and-tumble Eva Wylie, a "professional'' wrestler and security guard who gets caught in a London protection war. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Liza Cody was born in London on April 11, 1944. She is an English crime fiction writer. She is the author of the popular Anna Lee series, which introduced the professional female private detective to British mystery fiction. Cody is also the author of the Bucket Nut Trilogy which features professional wrestler Eva Wylie. Cody has also written the novels Rift, Gimme More, Ballad of a Dead Nobody, and Miss Terry. Cody's awards have included the John Creasey Memorial Prize and the CWA Silver Dagger in the UK as well as an Anthony Award in the U.S. and a Marlowe in Germany. Most of Cody's work is set in London.

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