Death in an Evil Place is a mystery story concerning an unusual murder solved by an unlikely detective. When Ken Hardy’s friend is charged with murder, he scents an injustice and sets about discovering the truth. His gruelling task involves a personal battle against the paranormal dimension surrounding the case.
Rural Lancashire, November 1992. Ken Hardy, a steady, practical businessman nearing retirement, makes an unscheduled call at Fellbeck, a remote farmhouse, and walks into an unsettling experience. Who is the farmer, why is he living in the past and what is the air of menace about the place?
Six years later, actress Caroline Enderby is brutally murdered at the same house. Ken’s friend Chris is charged with the murder of his lover but Ken is convinced that he has been framed and undertakes to establish the truth.
"They’ve got a dead girl and a bloodstained lover. We’ve got a complicated theory.’
With a guilty verdict looming, Ken engineers a breakthrough exposing the conspirators and their evil motive driven by spiritualist delusions. With forensic evidence pending, a dramatic turn of events at Fellbeck changes everything...
Death in an Evil Place’s unconventional plot and paranormal elements make for a unique, gripping read, miles away from traditional police/detective murder fiction. It will appeal to fans of crime and thriller novels.