This searing thriller is perfect for fans of Carol O’Connell and Louise Penny.
Sarah Fortune is bored to death—but few know, and fewer would guess, how the beautiful and successful lawyer escapes the stultifying tedium of her career. Since the death of her unfaithful husband, she has been moonlighting as a generous mistress, offering intimate company to lonely men.
Sarah is satisfied with her routine. But then she meets Charles Tysall, an important figure at her firm, whose charisma and enormous wealth conceal an implacable will and a misogynist’s mad aggression. Soon Sarah finds herself implicated in a murder when a decaying body is found off the coast. Inexorably, Sarah is hurtling toward a confrontation where there will be no escape from the shadows, no turning from the face of lethal obsession …
About the Author
Frances Fyfield has spent much of her professional life practicing as a criminal lawyer, work that has informed her highly acclaimed novels. She has been the recipient of both the Gold and Silver Crime Writers' Association Daggers. She is also a regular broadcaster on Radio 4, most recently as the presenter of the series Tales from the Stave. She lives in London and in Deal, overlooking the sea, which is her passion.
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"A thoroughly up-to-date viewpoint...a lawyer herself, Fyfield adds an extra dimension to detection."
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Is this really just a 100-page Novella? Or is the page-content listed incorrectly? Some people want to know whether they're buying a Book or just a Short Story.
Took a chance on this book withno reviews but love the writing and the main character, Helen West series is also very good. Can't wait until they are all available.