Coronation Street Books by Glenda Young
Monday 15 October
NICK IS UNDER FIRE FROM THE FAMILY Peter is unimpressed to discover Nick is back in town. Gail is surprised but delighted that Nick is back but David is angry saying that Nick was not around when he needed him. Gail berates Nick for neglecting his family and Nick promises to come to No. 8 as soon as he has spoken to Leanne.
ALI’S INTERROGATED The police question Ali about being at the death of Cormac and the crash involving Ronan. Ali answers their questions.
JENNY’S IN LIZ’S LEOPARD-PRINT SHADOW After everything that has happened Liz gets dressed up to the nines, puts on a brave face and walks into the Rovers. Johnny casts a nervous glance at Carla.
NICK’S NOT QUITE MR POPULAR Toyah is horrified to see that Leanne is speaking to Nick. Toyah rounds on him for leaving Leanne in the lurch when she needed him the most. Nick goes to No. 8 where Gail is thrilled to see him but David makes it clear he wants nothing to do with him.
ALI LIES TO THE POLICE The police quiz Ali about the firearm found in Ronan’s car but Ali denies all knowledge.
ELSEWHERE Vicky takes pleasure in winding up the factory girls. Peter wishes he could fire her but knows he can’t for Simon’s sake.
Wednesday 17 October
MICHELLE MAKES A SHOCKING DISCOVERY Robert is suspicious of Ali’s behaviour.The police question Michelle about the accident and she is shocked when they tell her Ronan had a gun in his car.
PETER’S FINALLY HAD ENOUGH Peter reaches the end of his tether with Vicky goading Sinead and bans the use of all mobile phones in the factory. When Sinead answers her phone because the hospital are ringing about collecting her biopsy results Vicky reports her to Peter and tries to grab her phone. A fight ensues and Peter suspends both women for a week. Meanwhile Daniel confides in Ken that he’s been offered a place on a Masters course but feels the time is not right with the pregnancy.
NICK GIVES OUT MIXED MESSAGES When Gail reveals that David did a stint in prison for beating up Gary, Nick’s shocked. Sarah points out that if he hadn’t turned his back on his family he would know these things. Nick feels suitably guilty. Nick calls to see Leanne and tells her how sorry he is for the way he let her down and how he wants to make it up to her.
ELSEWHERE A guilty Johnny makes Jenny breakfast in bed.
ALI AND MICHELLE FIND COMMON GROUND Michelle returns home to find Ali with his bags packed. Will he leave?
SINEAD IS IN A STATE OF SUSPENSION Peter insists to Daniel he had no choice but to suspend Sinead. Sinead tells Daniel he must accept his place on the Masters course.
DAVID PUTS NICK IN HIS PLACE Nick makes it clear to Leanne that he wants her back. Will she agree? David lets slip that he considered taking his own life, Nick is horrified but David makes it clear he won’t discuss it and wants nothing more to do with Nick. Simon tells Nick about falling in with Tyler’s gang and getting into trouble. Carla is shocked to see Nick getting into his car.
ELSEWHERE When Peter reveals that he’s suspended Vicky, Simon’s horrified, fearing that Tyler will make his life hell. Fiz and Izzy make it clear to Peter that if Vicky returns to work, they’ll walk out. Peter’s at the end of his tether.
Friday 19 October
KEN DISCOVERS SINEAD’S SECRET HEARTACHE An upbeat Daniel tells Ken he is enrolling on his Masters course with Sinead’s blessing. Meanwhile Sinead attends her hospital appointment to be told she has cervical cancer and should consider a termination. Ken finds her at the flat in tears and she tells him about her diagnosis.
ANGIE SWIPES LEFT ON HER DATE. Angie lies to Jude and says she has a business meeting when in fact she is going for a date with a guy she met online.
MICHELLE VOWS TO TAKE ALI’S SECRET TO THE GRAVE Michelle confides in Robert about Ali’s worries over Ronan.
ELSEWHERE Brian’s plans to take Cathy on holiday are thwarted when he is asked to run the school holiday club. Peter gets Vicky a job at a rival company. Kevin and Jack go for a meeting with the prosthetics expert. The police call at the garage.
KEN HAS A TERRIBLE DILEMMA Ken is horrified when Sinead reveals she doesn’t want to tell Daniel about the cancer as she doesn’t want him put in a position where he has to choose between her and the baby. Will Ken agree?
ANGIE FINDS ROMANCE AFTER ALL Roy tells Jude he has been shortlisted for a Good Samaritan award. Angie suggests they celebrate over dinner at the Bistro where she apologises for going on the date behind his back. Jude is pleased that they seem to still have a spark.
IS ABI IN TROUBLE? The police question Kevin about Michelle’s car, explaining that it was involved in a fatal crash. Kevin confirms that Abi serviced the car and she’s a trusted mechanic.
ELSEWHERE Gary tells Kevin that he has an old army mate who’s an amputee and trains with the Paralympians. He suggests it might be good for Jack to meet him and Kevin agrees. When Cathy excitedly shows Brian some holiday brochures, he breaks the news that Phil, the Deputy Head, has tasked him with running the holiday club and it’s an honour he can’t refuse. Masking her disappointment, Cathy assures him he has her full support.