I’m a Coroner. I spend my life laying things to rest . . .
When lawyer, Jenny Cooper, is appointed Severn Vale District Coroner, she’s hoping for a quiet life and space to recover from a traumatic divorce, but the office she inherits from the recently deceased Harry Marshall contains neglected files hiding dark secrets and a trail of buried evidence.
Could the tragic death in custody of a young boy be linked to the apparent suicide of a teenage prostitute and the fate of Marshall himself? Jenny’s curiosity is aroused. Why was Marshall behaving so strangely before he died? What injustice was he planning to uncover? And what caused his abrupt change of heart?
In the face of powerful and sinister forces determined to keep both the truth hidden and the troublesome coroner in check, Jenny embarks on a lonely and dangerous one-woman crusade for justice which threatens not only her career but also her sanity.
©2009 M. R. Hall (P)2010 Macmillan Digital Audio
This is so dryly read in monotone, that I can't make it into the second hour. I am going to guess that the written book is good enough, but this audible book lover is not impressed.... Maybe I will try again. But until then, this is a 2.
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