Inspector Francis Sadler

2 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 135 ratings

In Bitter Chill Summary

You can't bury the truth forever....

Derbyshire, January 1978. Two girls go missing: Rachel Jones returns, Sophie Jenkins is never found.

Thirty years later, Sophie Jenkins' mother commits suicide. Rachel Jones has tried to put the past behind her. But news of the suicide reopens old wounds, and Rachel realises that the only way she can have a future is to finally discover what really happened all those years ago.

This is a story about loss and family secrets and how often the very darkest secrets are those that are closest to you.

©2015 Sarah Ward (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • In Bitter Chill

    • By: Sarah Ward
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 112

    You can't bury the truth forever.... Derbyshire, January 1978. Two girls go missing: Rachel Jones returns, Sophie Jenkins is never found. Thirty years later, Sophie Jenkins' mother commits suicide. Rachel Jones has tried to put the past behind her. But news of the suicide reopens old wounds, and Rachel realises that the only way she can have a future is to finally discover what really happened all those years ago.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Secrets That Won't Stay Buried - Gripping!

    • By MRS V L HALL on 18-03-16

    Regular price: £20.89

  • Book 2

    • A Deadly Thaw

    • Inspector Francis Sadler, Book 2
    • By: Sarah Ward
    • Narrated by: Julia Anthony
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 16

    It's 2004. In Bampton, Derbyshire, Lena Fisher is arrested for suffocating her husband, Andrew. Spring 2016: A year after Lena's release from prison, Andrew is found murdered in a disused mortuary. Who was the man Lena killed 12 years ago, and why did she lie about his identity? When Lena disappears, her sister, Kat, follows a trail of clues delivered by a teenage boy.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • the narrator killed this one

    • By Minty on 13-11-16

    Regular price: £18.79