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‘Vera Morris is one of those unexpected gems who turn up occasionally on the crime fiction scene’ Mystery People

There is no shortcut to the truth . . .

On the hunt for two missing persons, Laurel Bowman and Frank Diamond find they have another complex and dangerous case on their hands as they go undercover at a holiday camp near Orford in Suffolk.

Using illicit searches, they uncover incriminating evidence about several members of staff. Then two people are brutally murdered and their missing persons case takes an even darker turn.

Does the answer lie in the past, with the long-ago murder of a young mother and her baby son? What part does Orford Ness, a forbidden and dangerous spit of land, play in this spine-chilling mystery?

Laurel and Frank uncover a web of deceit and cruelty as they try to stop an ingenious sadist from murdering again.

Readers LOVE Vera Morris’s Anglian Detective Agency series:

I sat up to past midnight reading this book’ *****

‘Full of twists and turns’ *****

‘A book you just know you are going to like from the 1st page’ *****

A perfect detective novel‘ *****

I started it early one morning and had finished it by bed-time that same day!’ *****

A super read‘ *****

This book stands head and shoulders above the rest in this overcrowded genre*****

‘Absolute must read’ *****

The Anglian Detective Agency Series