SHOCKING SECRETS COME CAVING IN ON WHAT SEEMS LIKE THE PERFECT FAMILY
Josh Cavendish goes missing on the island of Anglesey. Eight months later, his body is found in a cave. His skull has been smashed in, but someone has placed a crown of flowers on his head
The disappearance is a massive embarrassment to the police.The boy came from a powerful family and the area was searched and nothing found. Detective David Mallory and criminal profiler Dr Hannah Nightingale from the Garton police are called in to crack this baffling case.
Hannah discovers that the boy is not all that he seemed. There is a nasty streak of violence that seems to have roots in the family’s past. And Josh’s father and uncle are both concealing something from the police.
Dark family secrets lie in the background of this complex mystery. Can the police find out who killed Josh and why, before anyone else suffers?
This is a fast-paced detective thriller that will have you turning the pages till the action-packed ending.
THE DETECTIVES: David Mallory is an old-school policeman who has made some powerful enemies within his own department. DCI Gary Falcon is an ambitious young man on the rise, but his father’s legal work for the city’s criminal does not play well with his fellow officers.
THE PROFILER: Dr Hannah Nightingale an up-and-coming forensic psychiatrist who is employed as a consultant profiler by the Toybreaker team. The Nightingale family are prominent in the Garton social scene and Hannah has to fight hard to be accepted by a sceptical police force.
THE SETTING: Garton is a fictional port city in the north of England. It’s faced years of industrial decline, but a strong community spirit and sense of humour give hope of revival. But there are still pockets of rundown inner-city criminality.
CAVED-IN is the fifth in a series of thrillers. Great for fans of Sarah Flint, Paul Finch. Kathy Reichs, Angela Marsons, and Patricia Cornwell.
PRAISE FOR ROY CHESTER
“Intriguing, compelling, and thoroughly entertaining”