This is the second in the much praised Sal Kilkenny crime series.
Juggling the school run with private investigating, Sal Kilkenny's life is a strange mix of the dramatic with the domestic.Sal has two new clients:Jimmy Achebe wants her to confirm his suspicions of his wife's infidelity and Agnes Donlan fears for her friend Lily, who has undergone a swift decline in her new nursing home.Sal soon finds herself in treacherous territory which threatens to impinge on her private life...
Praise for Cath Staincliffe:
'A book about courage and compromise, about how sometimes it's kinder and braver to lie. Stunning.'
'Modest, compassionate... a solid ingenious plotter with a sharp eye for domestic detail'. Literary Review
'Complex and satisfying.' The Sunday Times.
'about as good as the British private eye novel gets' Time Out.
'It's always exciting to see a writer get better and better, and Cath Staincliffe is doing just that.' Val McDermid.
'an engrossing read'. Sunday Telegraph
Cath Staincliffe was brought up in Bradford and went to university in Birmingham, after which she moved to Manchester. She started writing whilst on maternity leave with her first child, attending writers' workshops and publishing poetry and short stories in anthologies. Looking for Trouble, published by the Manchester publisher Crocus, was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Award for Best First Novel and serialised on BBC Radio Four's Woman's Hour.