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The Plague Maiden

The Plague Maiden

When a letter arrives at Tradmouth police station, addressed to a DCI Norbert it causes quite a stir. For though DCI Norbert has long since moved on, the letter claims to have evidence that the man convicted of murdering the Rev. Shipbourne, Vicar of Belsham, during the course of a robbery in 1991, is innocent.

Despite having a full case load, including investigating a series of vicious attacks on a local supermarket chain, DI Wesley Peterson is forced to at least follow up on the letter writer’s claims. Meanwhile archaelologist Neil Watson is excavating as site in Pest Field near Belsham church.

He discovers a mass grave that leads him to conclude that the site – earmarked for development – is one of an ancient medieval plague pit. But, more disturbing, is the discovery that the grave is home to a more recent resident…
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 7th September 2017

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780349418919

Reviews

A gripping read
Best Magazine
A beguiling author who interweaves past and present
The Times
Star author. Unputdownable
Bookseller
Traditional detective fiction with a historical twist - fan will love it
Scotland on Sunday
Skilfully weaves crimes of past and present into a seamless narrative
Gerald Kaufman, The Scotsman