A fatal secret.
Publication year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: London : HQ Digital, 2019.
ISBN: 9780008348670 (pbk.) : 12.99
Oxford, 1961 A family day out at Briar's Hall ends in tragedy when a young boy goes missing - and his body is found at the bottom of a disused well in the orchard. It looks like a simple case of an eleven-year-old exploring where he shouldn't: a tragic accident. But Coroner Clement Ryder and Probationary WPC Trudy Loveday aren't convinced. If Eddie had been climbing and fallen, why were there no cuts or dirt on his hands? Why would a boy terrified of heights be around a well at all? Clement and Trudy are determined to get to the truth, but the more they dig into Briar's Hall and the mysterious de Lacey family who live there, the murkier things become. Could it be that poor Eddie's death was murder? There are rumours of blackmail in the village, and Ryder and Loveday have a horrible feeling that Eddie stumbled on a secret that someone was willing to kill for.
Series title: Ryder and Loveday ; 4
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384 pages ; 20 cm.
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