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Holy Island

By: Ross, LJ

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Part of the The DCI Ryan Mysteries series
1912310015 / 9781912310012
Paperback
823.92
02/04/2020
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England
Modern crime
1 volume.
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Reprint. Originally published: North Charleston: CreateSpace, 2016.

"She keeps company with the best mystery writers" - The Times"Holy Island is a blockbuster" - Daily Express"A literary phenomenon" - Evening ChronicleDetective Chief Inspector Ryan retreats to Holy Island seeking sanctuary when he is forced to take sabbatical leave from his duties as a homicide detective.

A few days before Christmas, his peace is shattered and he is thrust back into the murky world of murder when a young woman is found dead amongst the ancient ruins of the nearby Priory. When former local girl Dr Anna Taylor arrives back on the island as a police consultant, old memories swim to the surface making her confront her difficult past.

She and Ryan struggle to work together to hunt a killer who hides in plain sight, while pagan ritual and small-town politics muddy the waters of their investigation. Murder and mystery are peppered with a sprinkling of romance and humour in this fast-paced crime whodunnit set on the spectacular Northumbrian island of Lindisfarne, cut off from the English mainland by a tidal causeway.

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FF Crime & mystery, FH Thriller / suspense

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