By Elizabeth George
In a single of her so much compelling mysteries, bestselling novelist Elizabeth George explores the darker landscapes of human relationships. the following she tells a gripping, suspenseful tale of betrayal and devotion, warfare and remembrance, love and loss . . . and the better truths to which we needs to all eventually answer.
An remoted seashore at the island of Guernsey within the English Channel is the scene of the homicide of man Brouard, one in all Guernsey’s wealthiest population and its major benefactor. compelled as a toddler to escape the Nazis in Paris, Brouard was once engaged in his most up-to-date venture while he died: a museum honoring those that resisted the German career of the island in the course of international conflict II. it's from this era that his assassin may possibly have come. yet there are others on Guernsey who wish man Brouard useless. As forensic scientist Simon St. James and his spouse, Deborah, quickly observe, probably all people at the history-haunted island has whatever to conceal. . . . And at the back of all of the lies and alibis, a killer is lurking.