Poised to return to work after a long bereavement leave, Detective Chief Inspector Jacob is called away from the sanctuary of his home to attend the grim discovery of human remains over a quarter of a century old. Found deep in woodland with its own grim history, they give little up, but he is soon confronted with local gossip of hauntings and witches.
The mystery deepens when a second person is murdered in the same woods, and Jacob soon realises he is hunting a killer who will stop at nothing to keep the darkest of secrets buried in the past. Working alongside Dr Sophie Anderson, a criminal psychologist with her own damaged past, they close the net until tragedy strikes again in this gripping romantic suspense thriller.
The author usually writes a different genre, but this genre is one that fits him like a glove!
I thoroughly enjoyed the story. Not only because it was just great but also because of the writing style. It was so fluently written and I just loved everything about it.
The author has created a very likeable police team. Of course there has to be one person you don’t really like, but that makes it even more interesting. All the others were perfect and they worked well together.
It goes without a doubt that a team can only function when they have a good and strong leader. DCI Jacob is all of the above and what I also enjoyed was the fact that he has a history and that he is a maverick. He has the guts to go against his superiors when he feels they miss the mark.
I also loved the little jokes between the members. They are part of the glue to bring them closer together. Where there is laughter, there is a good atmosphere and that only improves the working relationships and leads to good results.
I hope this book is the start of a very long series! 5 stars.
Thank you, Rob Jones.
About the author
Rob Jones is the internationally bestselling authof of 17 archaeological adventure novels including 12 in the Joe Hawke series.
Originally from England, today he lives in Australia with his wife and 3 children and is currently researching the 13th Joe Hawke and the 2nd Cairo Sloane novel. Important influences are Any McDermott Clive Cussler and Matthew Reilly. He enjoys interaction with readers.
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