It is freezing mid-winter on Exmoor, and in a close-knit community where no stranger goes unnoticed, a local woman has been found murdered in her bed. This is local policeman Jonas Holly's first murder investigation. But he is distracted by anonymous letters, accusing him of failing to do his job.
Taunted by the killer and sidelined by his abrasive senior detective, Jonas has no choice but to strike out alone on a terrifying hunt . . . but who is hunting who?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - infjsarah - LibraryThing
This has a lot of things going for it. It's readable and quite unusual in that the police detective is both unpleasant and ineffective. It's very dark - murder of the elderly, child abuse, mental ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jan.fleming - LibraryThing
Synopsis “Shipcott in bleak midwinter: a close-knit community where no stranger goes unnoticed. So when an elderly woman is murdered in her bed, village policeman Jonas Holly is doubly shocked. How ... Read full review