The second thrilling mystery in the Wesley Peterson series by acclaimed crime writer Kate Ellis. Perfect reading for fans of Elly Griffiths and Ann Cleeves.
'A powerful story of loss, malice and deception' Ann Cleeves
When archaeologist Neil Watson finds the body of an American veteran of the D-Day landings in the ruins of an old chapel, he turns to his old friend DS Wesley Peterson for help.
Both men are researching an invading force: Wesley, a group of American veterans on a sentimental journey to their wartime base; and Neil, a group of Spaniards killed by outraged locals as they limped from the wreckage of the Armada.
Four hundred years apart, two strangers in a strange land have died violently. Could the same motives of hatred, jealousy and revenge be at work? Wesley is running out of time to find out . . .
The second gripping installment in the DI Wesley Peterson series by awad-winning crime writer Kate Ellis. Whether you've read the whole series, or are discovering the Wesley Peterson novels for the first time, this is the perfect mystery if you love reading Elly Griffiths and Ann Cleeves.
Why readers love Kate Ellis:
'I hardly put this novel down from the moment I picked it up. Oh yes, and as with all great crime novels, I would never have guessed 'whodunnit'!' Reader review, 5 stars
'A beguiling author who interweaves past and present' The Times
'Kate Ellis and Wesley Peterson have done it again. Strong characters, strong plotting, no detail escapes Kate Ellis' Reader Review, 5 stars
'Enjoyed the first in the series but through this was even better!' Reader Review, 5 stars
'The chilling plot will keep you spooked and thrilled to the end' Closer
'It's fast paced with twists and turns guaranteed to keep you hooked right until the final page' York Evening Press
'A cracking multi-layered mystery with red-herrings a-plenty...an outstanding read. Highly recommended!' In Search of the Classic Mystery Novel
Praise for Kate Ellis:
A beguiling author who interweaves past and present - The Times
Haunting - Independent
I loved this book . . . a powerful story of loss, malice and deception
The chilling plot will keep you spooked and thrilled to the end - Closer
Kate Ellis was born and brought up in Liverpool and studied drama in Manchester. She is the award-winning author of the DI Wesley Peterson detective novels, as well as the Albert Lincoln trilogy and the Joe Plantagenet mysteries.
In 2019 Kate won the CWA Dagger in the Library Award for her crime writing. It was the second time she had been shortlisted for the award, and she has also twice been shortlisted for the CWA Short Story Dagger.
Visit her online at: www.kateellis.co.uk