Detective Chief Superintendent Fran Harman is preparing for her forthcoming wedding to Assistant Chief Constable Mark Turner, but renovations at the rectory they plan to move into are disrupted by the discovery of a skeleton buried in the vegetable patch. As investigations into its identity progress, it's also clear that Mark's two grown-up children are less than ecstatic at the prospect of their father's forthcoming nuptials. In fact, at least one of them seems to be behaving very strangely indeed.…
©2012 Judith Cutler (P)2013 Isis Publishing Ltd
While I found Burying the Past a pleasant diversion, there was something missing.Even though the two main detectives are nearing retirement, and it is nice to meet characters that aren't brawny and nubile, I never warmed to them. Maybe there was just one two main plot lines that wasn't resolved in ways that made sense to me. I did appreciate the narrator, whose voice felt appropriate for the age of the main character.
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