A Dark and Secret Place

A Dark and Secret Place

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For readers of Jane Harper and Rachel Caine comes a chilling thriller from award-winning author Jen Williams about a woman who discovers her late mother had been secretly corresponding with a serial killer for decades.

When prodigal daughter Heather Evans returns to her family home after her mother's baffling suicide, she makes an alarming discovery--stacks and stacks of carefully preserved letters from notorious serial killer Michael Reave. The "Red Wolf," as he was dubbed by the press, has been in prison for over twenty years, serving a life sentence for the gruesome and ritualistic murders of several women across the country, although he has always protested his innocence. The police have had no reason to listen, yet Heather isn't the only one to have cause to re-examine the murders. The body of a young woman has just been found, dismembered and placed inside a tree, the corpse planted with flowers. Just as the Red Wolf once did.

What did Heather's mother know? Why did she kill herself? And with the monstrous Red Wolf safely locked inside a maximum security prison, who is stalking young women now? Teaming up with DI Ben Parker, Heather hopes to get some answers for herself and for the newest victims of this depraved murderer. Yet to do that, she must speak to Michael Reave herself, and expose herself to truths she may not be ready to face. Something dark is walking in the woods, and it knows her all too well.

Title:A Dark and Secret Place
ISBN:9781643855745
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    A Dark and Secret Place Reviews

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    Yessssss! This is haunted! So bleak, incredibly dark, soul crushingly disturbing story may give you long and endless nightmares! Ladies and gentlemen, I can honestly announce that I found a great gem ...

  • Michael David

    I really thought this was going to be a 4-star read...until everything I liked about the book vanished. Heather returns home after her mother shockingly commits suicide. There were no signs to look ou...

  • preoccupiedbybooks

    A slow building, and intense psychological thriller with some dark and disturbing scenes How well do you know your family?! Heather Evans returns home after her mother, Colleen's shocking death. Whi...

  • Sheyla ?

    A serial killer is targeting young women. After he kills them, he arranges flowers onto the corpses. He cares more about them dead than alive. The gruesome discoveries mimicked the same pattern once u...

  • Ceecee

    US title : A Dark and Secret Place. Heather Evans returns to her family home after the suicide of her mother Colleen, who leaves behind a puzzling, enigmatic note. Heather discovers some letters writt...

  • Tina

    This is a Mystery/Thriller. I have to say this book took me forever to get into. This is a super slow moving Thriller. I really enjoyed the middle, but I did not like the last part of the book. This w...

  • Tim

    "Alright," I think as I start this book on Sunday night at around 8PM. "I have the week off, I'll have plenty of time to focus on this book and take care of other things. I'll take it slow." Me at 5AM...

  • Jayme

    DNF at 45%No rating-Cults, Communes and Ritualistic Killings are not for me....

  • megs_bookrack

    After her father passed away, Heather Evans left home for a long time; only returning after her mother commits suicide. Not only is Heather plagued by the regular grief you experience after the death ...

  • Thomas

    I rate this UK mystery book 3.5 stars rounded up. Heather Evans, an ex journalist, returns to her mother's Home after her mother has killed herself. She makes a startling discovery: a bundle of letter...