The chosen ones – Carol Wyer

They had not been forgiven. And they would never be forgotten ….
When a doting young father is murdered and his body discovered in a cornfield for his family to see, it’s a harrowing new case for Detective Robyn Carter. But just as Robyn starts to investigate, a popular local doctor and young mother, is found dead outside her surgery.

As Robyn tries to find the link between the victims, she uncovers a dark web of secrets. Were these much-loved members of the community as innocent as they seemed?

The killer has a message for Robyn and the carefully chosen victims. Can Robyn get to the truth before she becomes the next target?



My review

What can I say? I was totally hooked! I had never read a book from this author before and after reading this one, I deeply regret this.
I liked the way the story was constructed. The actions happening in the present were mixed with fragements of the past of the killer and the author was able to keep me in the dark for a very long time. A lot was going on, but it was never confusing and it attacted my attention the whole time.
For me it was an unputdownable book and the least I can say is that she went out with a bang.  5 stars.

Thank you, Carol Wyer (you gained a fan), Bookouture and Netgalley.


About the author

Carol Wyer garnered a loyal following as an author of romantic comedies, and won The People’s Book Prize Award for non-fiction (2015). In 2017 she stepped from comedy to the “dark side” and embarked on a series of thrillers, featuring the popular DI Robyn Carter, which earned her recognition as a crime writer.

The Staffordshire-based writer now has more crime novels in the pipeline, although she can still sometimes be found performing her stand-up comedy routine Laugh While You Still Have Teeth.