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Summary

'You can’t investigate the baby, Inspector.’ Declan Cleary’s body has never been found, but everyone believes he was killed for informing on a friend over 30 years ago. Now the Commission for Location of Victims’ Remains is following a tip-off that he was buried on the isle of Islandmore. Instead, the dig uncovers a baby’s skeleton, and it doesn’t look like death by natural causes. But evidence revealed by the Commission’s activities cannot lead to prosecution. But Inspector Devlin knows he must trust his conscience - even when that puts those closest to him at terrible risk.

©2014 Brian McGilloway (P)2014 Oakhill Publishing

Critic reviews

"A beautifully written story of lost parental hopes and the still angry wounds of political strife" (The Times)
"hot, hot, hot" (Library Journal)

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Not his best

To me there seemed to be a fair amount of waffle in this book. Not as good as previous books, in my opinion.

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Wonderful

Brian McGilloway is fast becoming my #1 read, can't wait for my next instalment from him. You must read it and the adventures of Lucy Black, guarantee you'll be hooked.

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Great listen

Another fantastic listen with believable character's. Looking forward to the next book. Will share again.