From multiple #1 best-selling author Joy Ellis comes a psychological thriller that will have you glued from first page to last.
Detective Matt Ballard may have retired, but there’s still plenty going on the fens to keep him busy. Someone trashes an old lady’s garden and daubs her isolated cottage with hateful graffiti. Emilia Swain seems to be totally harmless, so why is she being targeted?
Matt’s best friend Will and his wife Kate moved to Holland House to put their past behind them. But Kate’s mental state is deteriorating and she’s obsessed with the tragic history of the house and an old doll she finds in the garden. And why is Kate suddenly friends with a loner who haunts the fens? Has the dreadful past come back to haunt the present owners?
Former detectives Matt and Liz want to help their friends and neighbors. But how can you help people who don’t want to be helped?