The teenage girl was the first victim. Her throat cut to the bone, she didn't stand a chance. Her mother, at least, had time to fight back. Briefly. Called to the crime scene in leafy Wimbledon, Maeve Kerrigan's first thought is that this is a domestic dispute gone badly. But the husband is found lying bleeding and unconscious in an upstairs room. As a criminal barrister he insists he's the third victim rather than their prime suspect, even if he's a man who makes enemies easily. The only other surviving family member is 15-year-old Lydia. She was the one to find her mother and twin sister's bodies - and the only witness Maeve has. But she isn't talking....
©2012 Jane Casey (P)2012 Isis Publishing Ltd, published in the UK by Random House Audiobooks
One of my favourite crime novels of the year
Definitely! I have been longing for a well written, well narrated, gripping crime thriller and this definitely fits the bill. I was gripped by the storyline and really didn't know where it was heading. The characterisation is convincing and it is superbly narrated by Caroline Lennon.
I would suggest starting with the first in the Maeve Kerrigan series but think this works equally well as a stand alone novel.
kept the suspense the whole way through. Well spoken, characters made their own. Brilliant story. didnt see the ending coming until i got there. a very clever story
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