Night and Silence

Hodder & Stoughton, 1999, ISBN 0-340-75057-X

Large print: Ulverscroft, ISBN 0-7089-4341-1
CD and cassette: Oakhill, ISBN 978-1-8468-247-2

The rural idyll of life in a remote Welsh valley has turned sour for the Cordiners.  For David, life in the local police force is deathly dull after the exhilaration of the Met.  For artist Tessa, the
local community is a daily torment.

Then a young nurse is found dead at a nearby beauty-spot, her corpse strewn with wild flowers in some sick and sinister private ceremony.

Caught up in the challenge of a murder investigation, David misses the signs that danger is stalking his wife in their secluded cottage.  Imprisoned by fear and isolation, Tessa’s efforts to escape her situation expose her to even more deadly danger, for the roots of the tragedy stretch far back into the past…

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