Lee Wortley

The Guv'nor and Me
  • The Guv'nor and Me

  • Don't cross The Neck.

    As the right-hand man to 'The Guv’nor' himself, Lenny McLean, John 'The Neck' Houchin is a living legend and is now telling his story for the first time. John trained daily with Lenny in the gym to achieve his huge bulk and neck, all 23 inches of it, required to frighten the hell out of troublemakers. As the enforcers for the Krays and the Richardsons, they worked together regularly over many years 'sorting out' whatever needed sorting. These are the mean streets of London back when swift justice as well as fearless loyalty were the order of the day.

    A new insider take from one of the most notorious characters of the time, this book is full of chippy dialogue, gangster banter, the biggest brawls, old school honour codes and pithy reflection on the changing times – from the hard men to the high life.

Lee Wortley is a musician and writer from Grimsby, who began writing songs as a daily past-time. In 2012, he developed a penchant for writing non-fiction, and began writing a series of books on noteworthy crime figures. To date, Lee has had a trio of major publications, including work with the late Paula Salvador on Charles Bronson.

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