When young Tracey Pedley vanished in the woods around Burrthorpe, the close-knit community had their own ideas about what had happened, but Deputy Chief Constable Watmough has it down as the work of a child-killer who has since committed suicide – though others wondered about the last man to see her alive and his fatal plunge into the disused mine shaft.
Returning to a town he left in anger, Colin Farr’s homecoming is ready for trouble, and when a university course brings him into contact with Ellie Pascoe, trouble starts ...
Meanwhile Andy Daziel mutters imprecations on the sidelines, until a murder in the Burrthorpe mine forces him to take action that brings him up against a hostile and frightened community ...
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 05 / 2015
- 132 x 122mm