Coronation Street Books by Glenda Young


Summary by day (SUBJECT TO CHANGE):

Monday 22 January 2017

Gary follows Bethany as she enters a lap dancing club and is horrified to realise Bethany and her mate work there as dancers. Gary tries to drag Bethany out of the club but, making out she's never seen Gary before, Bethany summons security. The bouncer moves in on Gary.

The trial continues and Roy is called as a witness. He gives Anna a glowing character reference but is forced to admit that she did slap Seb in the cafe. In the cab office, Eileen sees some CCTV footage of Gary and Tim apparently threatening Seb. Will Eileen take the evidence to the police?

Eva finds Toyah in floods of tears. Toyah reveals that Jacqui, the surrogate, has lost the baby. Eva guiltily thinks about her own baby.

Gemma excitedly makes party plans for Henry. Billy busies himself helping out at the community centre but suddenly wracked with pain, he collapses on the floor.

Monday 22 January 2017

When Tim is called as a witness, he's forced to admit that he and Gary encouraged Seb to change his story. Anna's heart sinks whilst Phelan looks like the cat who's got the cream. As the judge sums up the case, what will be the verdict?

When Craig is called to a fracas at the lap dancing club, he's appalled to see that Gary's been beaten up. Craig takes Bethany home, where, devoid of any shame, she tells Sarah she's been working as a lap dancer and Gary came into the club and tried to grope her. Horrified, Sarah heads to the hospital. Gary explains Bethany set him up with her mate and then framed him for assault.

Peter addresses his alcoholics' group. Toyah slips in at the back, hoping for a quiet word. However, when Peter describes how thrilled he is about their baby and how it's going to change his life, will her resolve weaken?

Gemma throws Henry a Newton & Ridley themed surprise party in the Rovers. Henry is genuinely touched and dons the sailor costume with pride. Adam finds Billy on the community centre floor, clearly in a lot of pain. Masking his delight, Adam helps him back into his wheelchair, telling Billy he can get his hands on some stronger painkillers. Billy tells Eileen he's taken a call from Todd. He is meeting him and Summer tomorrow then they are all going away together.

Wednesday 24 January 2017

Eva asks Aidan to meet her in the Rovers but when Peter sees Maria being comforted by Aidan over Luke he misreads the situation and tells Eva that Aidan was all over Maria. Having stumbled upon her upset state, Shona takes her back to the Rovers where Eva tells her she can't tell Aidan about the baby. A shocked Toyah overhears.

Gail hears Sarah and Bethany rowing and is horrified to realise Bethany is working as a lapdancer. Gary calls at number 8 and tells Sarah she has every right to hate him.

Eileen drives Billy to meet Todd and Summer but when they arrive they're shocked to see Summer alone revealing that Todd's not coming after the police caught up with them. Billy is horrified. Meanwhile, playing the caring friend, Adam calls at No.11. With Billy out, Adam swaps Billy's strong painkillers for ordinary paracetamol.

Tracy is underwhelmed when Steve gives her a bunch of flowers for her birthday but he has another surprise up his sleeve. Amy deliberately sabotages her old phone but Steve sees through her ruse. Gina is inundated with orders but forgets to pick up her medication.

Wednesday 24 January 2017

Stunned by the baby news, Toyah agrees to take Eva to the hospital and when the scan reveals everything is fine she implores Eva to tell Aidan about the baby.

Sarah confides in Shona that she still loves Gary but is worried about how Bethany will react. Will Gary agree to give her time?

Back at No. 11, Billy tries to comfort Summer, masking his own turmoil. Wincing in pain, Billy takes a couple of painkillers, unaware they're only paracetamol. Adam watches, pleased that his plan is coming together.

Tyrone and Kevin discuss fundraising ideas in memory of Luke. Amy agrees to be without her phone for two weeks if Steve will too. Brian is roped in to be a model for Gina and is taken aback by her over the top behaviour.

Friday 26 January 2017

Nicola calls at the builder's yard and telling Phelan how sorry she is for disbelieving him, begs his forgiveness.

Learning that Bethany has a day off, Gail and Audrey decide to check out the lap dancing club unaware that Bethany has been called in to cover for another girl. Boss, Lulu, is suspicious about the pair's questions and when Bethany walks on stage and spots her mum and gran in the audience she is mortified.

When Leanne arrives back from visiting Janice, the sight of Oliver troubles Eva as she struggles to decide what to do about the baby.

Handsome newcomer Josh arrives at the garage to apply for the mechanic's job. Struggling with the pain, Billy ups his dose of painkillers. Meanwhile, Adam phones Geraldine with the news that Summer's back home with Billy. Tim and Gary are frustrated at not being able to track down Seb who has disappeared.

Friday 26 January 2017

Nicola apologises to Eileen for not standing up for her dad when he was innocent all along. Meanwhile, Phelan is thrilled to have got the Site Manager job at the old mill project.

Bethany is furious with Audrey and Gail for getting her sacked. Sarah makes a decision which shocks Gail and Audrey.

Billy tells Adam the painkillers aren't working, Adam offers to get him stronger ones. Meanwhile, Geraldine catches up with Summer, telling her how worried she's been. Summer insists they only went on the run because of her and she's staying with Billy.

Josh gets the job and suggests a charity boxing match in memory of Luke. Adam takes Eva out for dinner.

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