October 2014 Non-fiction John Blake Publishing Ltd

Beating the Odds: From Shocking Childhood Abuse to the Embrace of a Loving Family, One Man's True Story of Courage and Redemption Paul Connolly, Ian Shircore

Beating the Odds is the moving sequel to Paul Connolly’s bestselling Against All Odds. Paul Connolly grew up in the notorious St Leonard’s children’s home, fighting for survival. Abused and unloved, a life of underworld violence and death by the sword seemed his only option. Now, years on, Paul’s life has come full-circle in truly inspiring fashion.