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Serpent's Point

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9780349425733

Price: £20.99

ON SALE: 4th August 2022

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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The unmissable new mystery in the bestselling DI Wesley Peterson crime series


‘A beguiling author who interweaves past and present’ The Times
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Serpent’s Point in South Devon is the focus of local legends. The large house on the headland is shrouded in an ancient tale of evil, and when a woman is found strangled on the coastal path DI Wesley Peterson is called in to investigate.

The woman had been house-sitting at Serpent’s Point and Wesley is surprised to discover that she was conducting an investigation into unsolved missing persons cases. Could these enquires have led to her murder?

While the case takes Wesley to Yorkshire and the Cotswolds, archaeologist Neil Watson is making a dramatic discovery of his own in the fields near the house.

When a skeleton is uncovered, the pressure rises to find a killer, and Wesley and Neil realise that Serpent’s Point holds more secrets than anyone could have imagined.

Whether you’ve read the whole series, or are discovering Kate Ellis’s DI Wesley Peterson novels for the first time, this is the perfect page-turner if you love reading Ann Cleeves and Elly Griffiths.

Praise for Kate Ellis . . .


‘Clever plotting hides a powerful story of loss, malice and deception’ Ann Cleeves

‘Haunting’ Independent

‘The chilling plot will keep you spooked and thrilled to the end’ Closer

‘Unputdownable’ Bookseller

‘A fine storyteller, weaving the past and present in a way that makes you want to read on’ Peterborough Evening Telegraph

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Praise for Kate Ellis:
Haunting
Independent
I loved this novel . . . Clever plotting hides a powerful story of loss malice and deception
Ann Cleeves
Star author. Unputdownable.
Bookseller
A perfectly paced crime novel that beautifully evokes both time and place. Kate Ellis keeps you guessing all the way through to the final unexpected twist
L. C. Tyler
A beguiling author who interweaves past and present
The Times
Fascinating, with a characteristically clever twist
Martin Edwards
The chilling plot will keep you spooked and thrilled to the end
Closer
A traditional detective story with an intriguing historical twist . . . Ellis is a fine storyteller, weaving the past and present in a way that makes you want to read on
Peterborough Evening Telegraph
A splendidly macabre thriller with a very dark heart and a hugely effective twist at the end
Andrew Taylor