A missing man. No body. No clues. And a daughter determined to find the truth.
Jack Bannerman is missing after failing to meet his son-in-law to go sailing. There's no evidence of foul play and no sign of a body. So where is Jack?
Ellie thought her father trusted her with his business empire but the discovery of a dark past challenges everything she believed. Her estranged husband was the last known contact but denies they met, seizing the opportunity to step into Jack's role as if nothing untoward has happened.
Detective Ben Rossi throws Ellie's feelings of betrayal and loss into further turmoil because a long time ago, they loved each other. Now, she has to work with him to unravel the truth behind her father's disappearance. Jack's trusted advisors are keeping secrets and Ellie's desperate search for answers is met with threats.
With a body found at sea and a storm closing in, Ellie has to trust someone with what she knows. But who can she trust?
This is one book that is sure to make waves and earn Phillipa Nefri Clark a slew of new fans, myself included. Matt Pechey, Reedsy Discovery.
A gripping page-turner from the author of The Stationmaster's Cottage and the Charlotte Dean Mysteries.