The Gypsy Code

The Gypsy Code

The true story of hide-and-seek in a violent underworld


The Gypsy Code is a true story of secret identity, revenge and forbidden love that's perfect for fans of Running with the Firm, Undercover and Soldier Spy.

Mike Woodhouse had everything: an engineering business, a wine bar, a home, a Range Rover and a boat. Then he caught a group of travellers stealing from his warehouse. A car chase, petrol bombing and court case later, and everything had changed.

A marked man, Mike was forced to leave everything behind and move to the Peak District for a fresh start. But his old life was never far behind and when he fell for Rhoda, a Romany Gypsy, kin to the very people he was hiding from, he knew he wouldn't be safe for much longer . . .


  • With a car chase, violence and beautiful women, it reads like a thriller
    The Sunday Times

About the author

Mike Woodhouse

Mike Woodhouse was born in 1970 in a Norfolk village. His childhood was taken up by rugby and camping holidays, disappearing onto the Broads for weeks at a time with a tent and a canoe. He followed his father into engineering and set up his own company, travelling the world and winning an award for innovation in the halal industry.

He now serves real ale and paints portraits. The Gypsy Code is his first book.
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