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There was no doubt at all that the girl was dead. The front of her skull and her facial bones had been splintered like the cracked shell of an egg. What made it even more shocking was the setting of the murder - an idyllic corner of the Scilly Isles where violent crime was almost unknown.

Angry and distressed, the villagers instinctively turn against the only stranger in their midst, the famous pop star and teenage idol Vince Peters. But Superintendent Wycliffe is not so sure. Slowly, methodically, he begins to dig beneath the calm surface of the community - and soon uncovers a violent undercurrent of fear and guilt...

©2009 W.J. Burley (P)2009 Orion Publishing Limited

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  • Paul
  • 09-19-10

As Good

I always watch Wycliffe on tv and this audio book is just as good especially with Wycliffe reading it. I will look out for more.

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  • Pio
  • 07-15-19

Good story but...

A very good story, well read by Jack Shepherd. But in my view it is not very good to listen to and read at the same time as the spoken word version omits sections of the book, often descriptions which add to the reader's understanding of the characters. This is not crucial to the storyline so it's fine when listening only but annoying when listening and reading.