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Haunted by their past, the Skelf women are hoping for a quieter life. But running both a funeral directors’ and a private investigation business means trouble is never far away, and when a car crashes into the open grave at a funeral that matriarch Dorothy is conducting, she can’t help looking into the dead driver’s shadowy life. 

While Dorothy uncovers a dark truth at the heart of Edinburgh society, her daughter, Jenny, and granddaughter Hannah have their own struggles. Jenny’s ex-husband, Craig, is making plans that could shatter the Skelf women’s lives, and the increasingly obsessive Hannah has formed a friendship with an elderly professor that is fast turning deadly.

©2020 Doug Johnstone (P)2020 Isis Publishing Ltd

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Another great story about the Skelf woman.

The narrator does a great job of bringing these believable characters to life in a city full of history of life. Each character brings different things to the story with an underlying theme of terror and risk. I love the background of the city of Edinburgh and surrounding areas as I know them so well. it makes the whole story come to life. Well done again Doug and keep up the good work.