Secrets threaten to tear a marriage apart in this compelling British mystery from the author of The Cornish Retribution.
When the opportunity arises, Dr. Tristan Ainsworth jumps at the chance to move back to the idyllic Cornish village where he grew up. He hopes the change of scenery will lift his agoraphobic wife, Karen, out of the dark moods that have kept her withdrawn.
Karen Ainsworth’s past has always hung over her like a dark cloud. A chance to use her extraordinary singing voice may set her free. But when she attempts to emerge from her shell, her worst fears come to fruition.
Now, as a tide of blackmail and betrayal threatens to break the foundations of their marriage, Karen and Tristan must decide if their relationship is strong enough to withstand a truth that may cost them everything . . .
“James’ thriller is bound to quicken one’s pulse, and readers will experience shivers down their spines as they’re drawn into the story at a rapid pace. The author has a special ability to keep fans of suspense glued to their seat for the duration of this novel—which is mysterious and romantic, too.” —RT Book Reviews
“Although this is [a long] book you’ll find the pacing fast because of its page turning quality and your need to find out what Karen’s fate will be.” —Long and Short Reviews