Sunday, March 31, 2019

Silent Scream

Book: Silent Scream
Series: DI Kim Stone #1
Author: Angela Marsons

Even the darkest secrets can’t stay buried forever…
Five figures gather round a shallow grave. They had all taken turns to dig. An adult sized hole would have taken longer. An innocent life had been taken but the pact had been made. Their secrets would be buried, bound in blood …

Years later, a headmistress is found brutally strangled, the first in a spate of gruesome murders which shock the Black Country.

But when human remains are discovered at a former children’s home, disturbing secrets are also unearthed. D.I. Kim Stone fast realises she’s on the hunt for a twisted individual whose killing spree spans decades.

As the body count rises, Kim needs to stop the murderer before they strike again. But to catch the killer, can Kim confront the demons of her own past before it’s too late?-Goodreads

Review: This is book #1 in a series introducing DI Kim Stone (tough as nails, doesn't like to get close to anyone) and her team. Kim reminded me of the British version of Detective DD Warren-albeit Kim has a more tragic backstory. They are both hard as nails and willing to do whatever it takes to solve a case. I think this was a strong start to a series and I liked the mystery although it was predicable. 

Grade: 3/5

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