When middle-aged couple Max and Amanda Williams disappear without a trace, Detective Inspector George Hennessey is summoned to investigate. His gut feeling of foul play proves accurate when the bodies of the missing couple are discovered in a shallow grave on a local farm. Yet this macabre discovery is only the beginning of a bizarre and perplexing crime.
This ordinary, unobtrusive couple had secrets -- from each other and the world. Both husband and wife were involved in illicit affairs, and the family closet hides some nasty skeletons. A maze littered with red herrings, conflicting clues and too many suspects who wanted this seemingly benign couple dead tests the mettle of the North Yorkshire detectives . . . before the stunning solution reveals the face of an unexpected and brutal killer....Continua