The Darkness Around Her

The Darkness Around Her

Audio CD(Unabridged)

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One freezing December night, the body of young, vulnerable Lizzie Barnsley is found on the side of an isolated canal. When blood from her stiletto heel matches that on a wound on the head of Peter Box, police swiftly declare him the prime suspect in her murder. Criminal lawyer Dan Grant is called in to provide Peter Box’s legal defense, along with investigator Jayne Brett. They need answers from Box—but he’s not talking. As they dig deeper into the case, they discover that this brutal slaying is just the latest in a series of deaths in the northern town of Highford, starting with the murder of teenager Rosie Smith a decade ago. Blood spatter linked her stepfather Sean Martin to the crime—so why did Peter Box try to claim he’d killed young Rosie? As the investigation deepens and more murders along the towpaths come to light—murders that can’t be linked to Peter Box—Jayne and Dan realize that they have stumbled onto a dark conspiracy in their little town. It’s clear Peter has something to hide, but is he a killer? Grant and Brett are plunged into a race against time to uncover the truth...before a twisted psychopath claims another victim.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781974989898
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication date: 12/10/2019
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 5.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Neil White was born and brought up around West Yorkshire. He left school at sixteen but returned to education in his twenties, when he studied for a law degree. He started writing in 1994, and is now a criminal lawyer by day, crime fiction writer by night. He lives in the north of England with his wife and three children.

Johnny Heller is an award-winning audiobook narrator who has recorded hundreds of titles. A multiple Earphones and Audie Award winner, he was named a 2008 and 2009 Listen Up winner by Publishers Weekly and a Best Voice of 2008 and 2009—as well as one of the top fifty voices of the 20th Century—by AudioFile. A veteran stage, television, and commercial actor, he is also a stand-up comic, author, and playwright.

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