One night, two senseless murders. DI Lorraine Hunt and her team are no strangers to serious cases - but the evidence seems to point to someone very close at hand....
Who is the stranger in their midst? And can they catch him before he kills again?
In this, the sixth of her Seahills crime novels, Sheila Quigley brings us back to the close-knit community in Houghton le Spring, County Durham. Her fans worldwide will not be disappointed...
‘Sheila Quigley is queen of the rough and tumble thriller. With her strong heroines and gritty plots, she draws us into a shadowy world where only the strong survive.’ - TESS GERRITSEN.
‘This terrifyingly thrilling crime drama opens a brand new chapter in the dark imagination of Sheila Quigley’ - Shari Low - DAILY RECORD.
‘Sometimes brutal, sometimes scary, sometimes funny, always entertaining! Quigley delivers a storming debut to her brand new series with THORN IN MY SIDE’ - Matt Hilton - AUTHOR OF THE JOE HUNTER THRILLERS
‘Quigley’s gripping thriller is a convincing portrayal of a violent underworld’- THE INDEPENDENT
‘Crime Noir doesn’t get more powerful than this. A totally addictive series’ - Sam Millar - NEW YORK JOURNAL OF BOOKS