Disclosure: If you buy products using the retailer buttons above, we may earn a commission from the retailers you visit.
When Holly Dunthorne returns home to the village of Roydon Saint Agnes she finds that a friend, Marcus Meriden, has been accused of beating up an old man. There are witnesses who say they saw it happen, and the only one who might possibly clear him stays stubbornly silent.
But when murder happens and a newcomer to the village seems to attract everyone’s attention, Holly finds everything has changed, not least her old friends, the Meridens, among whom she feels herself a stranger – and afraid.
Get recommended reads, deals, and more from Hachette