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Published by Nielsen UK, 5 December
2018. ISBN: 978-1-91-6406-21-6 (PB)
This is the
author’s seventh thriller and the second in the series featuring DC Beth Chamberlain
(the female protagonist who is a Family Liaison Officer), although it can
easily be enjoyed as a stand-alone.
within landlocked Northamptonshire, “The Rose of the Shires” in the east
Midlands, the novel starts with a bang when the first victim, Stuart Ingram, a
leading councillor, is fatally injured in a hit and run. Suspicion falls on the
next of kin but that’s not all. Over the course of the book the body count
climbs as more victims are found dead in mysterious circumstances. What does
the killer want?
DC Chamberlain is assigned
to support the victims’ families. But she is more than just a shoulder to cry
on or the brewer of endless cups of tea. Insightful, ambitious, hardworking,
gutsy and with a keen eye for investigative detail, she’s every bit as savvy as
male detective colleagues, and has an uneasy, tense relationship with a woman
boss.Then there are the numerous
strands of inquiry that Chamberlainsuspects
are all connected and she must tie them all together, but the killer’s mission
is unclear and she knows he must be hunted down and stopped.
author is a quality thriller writer, meticulous on police procedural and places
her victims right at the heart of things so that the story races along in a
gripping cat and mouse gamefromthe start to a finish that is tantalizing.Intricate plotting coupled with
believable characters and pacy dialogue results in a whodunit that twists and
turns and keeps the reader on edge to the very last page. Highly recommended.
Jane Isaaclives with her husband, daughter and dog,
Bollo, in rural Northamptonshire, UK. Her debut novel, An Unfamiliar Murder, was nominated as best mystery in the
'eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook awards 2013.' The Truth Will Out was nominated as
'Thriller of the Month - April 2014' by E-thriller.com and winner of
'Noveltunity book club selection - May 2014'. Jane's latest title, Before It's Too Late, will be published
by Legend Press on the 1st of June 2015. Jane loves to hear from readers and
writers. Visit her website at www.janeisaac.co.uk where
you can email her through the contacts page or peruse her blog, 'Caffeine's Not
Serena Fairfaxspent her childhood in India,
qualified as a lawyer in England and practised in London for many years. She
began writing by contributing feature articles to legal periodicalsthen turned her hand to fiction. Having
published nine novels all, bar one, hardwired with a romantic theme, she has
also written short stories and accounts of her explorations off the beaten
track that feature on her blog. A tenth, distinctly unromantic, novel is a work
in progress. Thrillers, crime and mystery narratives, collecting old masks and
singing are a few of her favourite things.