Synopses & Reviews
Minette Walters' shattering new novel unveils the secrets and betrayals, past and present, that come home to those who try to bury them.
A destitute man is found dead on the property of a wealthy socialite. But the reporter investigating the dead man's identity -- and the woman whose home became his deathbed -- are swiftly ensnared in a web of deception as tangled and complex as the hearts and minds that spun it...
Prominent photographer and millionaire's daughter, Jinx Kingsley wakes up in a private hospital. She does not remember the car accident. Or her fiance leaving her for her best friend. Or the grisly murders of her fiance and her best friend. With all the evidence against her, Jinx struggles to piece together memories of desperation and terror--memories that will save her or convict her.
About the Author
Minette Walters is the Edgar Award-winning author of six previous novels of intrigue, most recently The Breaker
. Walters won the Crime Writers Association John Creasey Award for the best first crime novel in 1992, with her debut novel The Ice House
. Rapidly establishing a reputation as one of the most exciting crime novelists writing today, her second novel, The Sculptress
, was acclaimed by critics as one of the most compelling and powerful novels of the year and won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for the best crime novel published in America in 1993. In 1994, Minette Walters achieved a unique triple when The Scolds Bridle
was awarded the Crime Writers of America Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year. Her following novels, The Dark Room
and The Echo
, were also published to further critical acclaim and international best-selling success.
Walters work has been translated into thirty-two languages and adapted for television. Her first five novels have been adapted for BBC Television with huge success. She has worked as a magazine editor, and is now a full-time writer.