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‘A beguiling author who interweaves past and present’ The Times

The brutal massacre of the Harford family at Potwoolstan Hall in 1985 shocked the country and passed into local folklore. Now, twenty years later, a journalist researching the case has been murdered and the horror is reawakened.

DI Wesley Peterson is drawn into the dark history of Potwoolstan Hall as he begins to investigate the murder. The sixteenth-century hall, which is now a New Age healing centre, is reputed to be cursed because of the crimes of its builder and it seems that this inheritance of evil lives on.

As more people start to die in violent circumstances, DI Wesley Peterson is faced with his most disturbing case yet.

Whether you’ve read the whole series, or are discovering Kate Ellis’s DI Wesley Peterson novels for the first time, this is the perfect, gripping mystery if you love reading Elly Griffiths and Ann Cleeves.

Reviews

A beguiling author who interweaves past and present
The Times
A gripping read
Best Magazine
Skilfully weaves past and present into a seamless narrative
Gerald Kaufman, The Scotsman
Traditional detective fiction with a twist - fans will love it
Scotland on Sunday
The guesswork goes on until the end in the latest of this excellent series
The Good Book Guide
Star author. Unputdownable
Bookseller
A beguiling author who interweaves past and present
The Times
A gripping read
Best Magazine
Skilfully weaves past and present into a seamless narrative
Gerald Kaufman, The Scotsman
Traditional detective fiction with a twist - fans will love it
Scotland on Sunday
The guesswork goes on until the end in the latest of this excellent series
The Good Book Guide
Star author. Unputdownable
Bookseller