Spike Falconer is in prison on the Isle of Wight – convicted of murder. What made him choose an innocent family as his victims? Why did he need to kill? Forensic psychologist Karen Taylor comes to probe the mind of this psychopath.
Trying to recover from the death of her husband, Karen is drawn into life on the Island. She becomes involved with the abrasive DCI Charlie Trench. And she has to get to know Spike's adoptive family, the rich and influential Falconers, who are closing ranks. Someone on the Island doesn't want Karen getting too close to Spike. The more she learns, the more afraid she becomes of those who are threatened by her discoveries. And then they start to act....
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"Very enjoyable psychological crime thriller"
I have always liked Natasha Cooper's books and this was no exception. A very enjoyable listen with plenty of twists and turns and superbly read by Penelope Freeman. I understand there are other recordings of NJ Cooper books - can we have them on Audible please?
"First class listen"
A new author for me - but I'll certainly read more - the book was well plotted and very well read- in all an excellent listen. Not unexpectedly there are lots of twists and turns and of course for Isle of Wight lovers it's a must read! A tiny bit predictable.
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