It had seemed so simple. Get in, get the information, get out. But now they were getting inside her mind and she didn't know how to stop them
When Detective Kim Stone is called to the home of Samantha Brown, she finds the young woman lying in bed with her throat cut and a knife in her hand. With no sign of forced entry or struggle, Kim rules her death a tragic suicide.
But a visit to Samantha's parents ring alarm bells for Kim - there's something they're not telling her. And, when she spots a clue in a photograph, Kim realises she's made a huge mistake. Samantha didn't take her own life, she was murdered.
Then a young man's body is found in a local lake with his throat cut and Kim makes a link between the victim and Samantha. They both spent time at Unity Farm, a retreat for people seeking an alternative way of life.
Beneath the retreat's cosy façade, Kim and her team uncover a sinister community preying on the emotionally vulnerable.
Sending one of her own undercover into Unity Farm is high risk but it's Kim's only hope if she is to catch a killer - someone Kim is convinced the victims knew and trusted.
With Bryant distracted by the emergence of a harrowing case close to his heart, and an undercover officer in way over her head, Kim's neck is on the line like never before. Can she protect those closest to her before another life is taken?
An unbelievably gripping crime thriller from multi-million copy bestseller Angela Marsons that will have you hooked on the Detective Kim Stone series.
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`Marsons for me is the QUEEN of this genre. She knows how to add the human touch to each story and I just adore her. Bloody FABULOUS.' Postcard Reviews
`The uber-sharp Kim Stone has to be one of the best detectives out there.' Bookpreneur
`D.I. Kim Stone is the most fascinating character to arrive on the scene since Val McDermid gave us Tony Hill.' Mark Edwards
`Just wow. This is police procedural at its bestIt is complex, intriguing, and the writing hooked me in completely.' Rachel's Random Reads
`Her plots are slick, her writing intelligent, and her characters are like family It's a sign of a phenomenal author to be able to create that connection between reader and character.' Emma the Little Book Worm
`The Kim Stone series is one of the best crime series ever written.' Book Addict Shaun
`I just LOVE this author and LOVE Kim Stone!! If you haven't yet read any of Angela Marsons' books, you're seriously missing out.' Relax and Read Book Reviews
`The Detective Inspector Kim Stone books are nothing short of brilliant.' Nigel Adams Book Worm
`Angela Marsons is a keen observer of human nature, and her wide cast of characters are both fascinating and distinct from each otherit is immediately clear why her books stand out from the crowd. Chilling and compelling plots, brilliant characterisationaddictive from start to finish.' Rachel Abbott
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`I blooming love this series. I love Kim, her vulnerability and tenacity, I love the interaction and banter between the characters.' Goodreads Reviewer