Crime & Mystery
SynopsisJust before Danny Cadogan's 14th birthday, his father leaves. Having run up a huge gambling debt, Big Dan Cadogan takes the easy way out - leaving his wife and children to face the consequences. Determined to protect his family, Danny turns, overnight, into a young man set on making his way in a dangerous world. He becomes the most feared Face in the Smoke - out for all he can get, at any cost. But Danny's ruthlessness doesn't stop at his front door. He rules his wife, Mary, and his children with an iron will - and his fists. And if Mary breaks her silence, it could shake Danny's criminal empire to the very core . . .
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