Author(s): Lesley Thomson
Stella was the Detective's Daughter. Now she's solving cases of her own. A man has died under a late night train and Stella Darnell suspects it's murder. Now she's stirring up the past with questions that lead to an unsolved case from twenty years ago. Her friend Jack Harmon has promised to help. From his new home at the top of an old water tower, he has a perfect bird's eye view of west London. If he watches through binoculars he will learn who has secrets. He will learn who plans to kill. But up there, in the silence, Jack and Stella won't see the danger until it's too late...THE DETECTIVE'S DAUGHTER SERIES: The Detective's Daughter. Ghost Girl. The Detective's Secret.
'A haunting novel about loss and reconciliation, driven by a simple but clever plot' The Sunday Times. 'A clever mystery plot ... its excellence is in the characters, all credible and memorable' Literary Review. 'A wonderfully eerie London setting and a suitably chilling plot ... Lesley Thomson is now firmly established as one of our leading crime writers' Elly Griffiths. 'It cracks along at a nifty pace, throwing surprises up along the way, and builds to a pulsating finale ... a satisfying plot full of twists and turns that keep you eager to discover more' The Moustachioed Reader. 'With hints of the supernatural and several sneaky red herrings laid in your path to trip you up, this sinister and murderous tale gradually creeps under your skin. Jack and Stella are complex individuals, and as far away from your generic detective as you can possibly get' LoveReading. 'The characters are well-defined, and both Stella and Jack would appear to display classic OCD elements, making them excellent candidates for both cleaning and detective work ... addictive story line' Best Selling Crime Thrillers. 'A very good mystery ... Even without the Ripper, these surroundings exude menace, a feeling that will grip you until the very impressive end' Suspense Magazine. 'As this intriguing plot moves from the 1980s to the present day the reader is treated to haunting descriptions of London, a cast of fascinating characters, and an eerie tale of how the past can wait to impact on the present' Good Book Guide. 'Lesley Thomson's accidental detective Stella is back in this creepy thriller' Diva.
A Londoner, Lesley Thomson has a BA from Brighton University and an MA from Sussex University. Lesley teaches the MA programme at West Dean College. She lives in Lewes with her partner.