Eileen MacKenney

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Born into a fog-ridden south London slum in 1931, Eileen Killick quickly learned to look after herself. Her brothers were wayward, her mum had TB and her dad was working all hours on the railways. By the time she was fourteen she had survived the Blitz, a spell in a care home and her mother's death, but she craved excitement, embarking on shoplifting sprees, liberating fur coats and rolling toffs up west with notorious 'queen of thieves' Shirley Pitts.

Eileen soon found herself in...

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Your First Mistake could be your last choose wisely

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Perfect happiness to me would be having a husband who loves me and is loyal and doesn't stray, having enough money to live on happily but not excessively and finally happiness is knowing my family are safe and happy in themselves. oh and Pie and Mash for dinner - see I'm easily pleased!

Q. What do you regret most?

A. being jealous and insecure when I was married

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Im kind, caring and compassionate

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I would love to be a MP, I would put this country to rights!