YOU'VE WAITED ALL YEAR FOR THIS. AND IT'S GOING TO BE MURDER...
Charlotte and Perry have owned their clifftop holiday home in Pine Ridge for years. They've worked hard for it, why shouldn't they enjoy it? Even if the locals can't afford to live in the village these days...
Now city friends Amy and Linus have bought a second home nearby and when the two families descend they plan lazy days at the beach and evenings sipping rosé and watching the sun set from Charlotte's summerhouse veranda.
But this summer is different. A group of locals - headed by the charismatic Robbie - will stop at nothing to make the second home owners pay for their holiday. By the end of their break, marriages will be torn apart, friendships shattered and crimes exposed.
And one of them will have lost their life...
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THE ONLY SUSPECT. NO ONE ELSE COULD HAVE DONE IT – COULD THEY?
Alex lives a comfortable life with his wife Beth in the leafy suburb of Silver Vale. Fine, so he’s not the most sociable guy on the street, he prefers to keep himself to himself, but he’s a good husband and an easy-going neighbour.
That’s until Beth announces the creation of a nature trail on a local site that’s been disused for decades and all of a sudden Alex is a changed man. Now he’s always watching. Questioning. Struggling to hide his dread . . .
As the landscapers get to work, a secret threatens to surface from years ago, back when Alex got entangled with Marina, a seductive young woman who threw both their lives into turmoil – and who sparked a police hunt for a murder suspect that was never quite what it seemed...
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