What to expect

‘I thoroughly enjoyed this intriguing mystery set in a beautiful location with deliciously menacing undercurrents.’ Frances Evesham

It was meant to be a safe place to start again…

In need of an escape from her failing marriage, Nia agrees to house-sit her aunt’s cottage on the Isle of Wight. She feels sure the cosy close in a quaint harbour town will be a safe place to hide and figure out what to do next.

But things are not all as they seem in the close, and the neighbours who welcome her with open arms, are keeping secrets. When Nia finds the body of one of her new friends lying on the beach, she feels sickeningly sure that the killer is dangerously near to home.

Who killed her friend and why did she have to die? And if Nia discovers the answers she’s looking for, is she next on their hit list? Good neighbours may become good friends, but they can also make deadly enemies…

Mary Grand’s intricate psychological mysteries are perfect for fans of Claire Douglas, Lucy Foley and Agatha Christie.

What readers are saying about Mary Grand:

‘Truly a great puzzler with a superb ending! I HIGHLY Recommend!!!’

‘Wow I’m so so impressed it had me gripped start to finish and I couldn’t put it down. I completed within 1 night and such a page turner’

‘So many twists and turns to keep the reader guessing to the very end. An excellent read.’

‘Brilliant if you love psychological thrillers like me.’

‘A sinister “whodunit” that is not your typical police procedural.’

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