Published on: 04/08/2016
A classic mystery from the Silver Dagger award-winning author.
Innocent young Charity Pritchard hasn’t had much of a life. Her parents are strict religious fundamentalists who deny her simple teenage pleasures such as jeans or make-up. Now Charity is missing, and her parents want to leave the matter in God’s hands, much to the concern of Inspector Luke Thanet. When Charity’s body is found in a back alley, Inspector Thanet determines to bring to light the dark details of her unhappy, secret life, piece by piece.
Dorothy Simpson worked first as a French teacher and then for many years as a marriage guidance counsellor before turning to writing full time. She is married with three children and lives near Maidstone in Kent, the background to the Thanet series. She is the author of sixteen novels; the fifth, Last Seen Alive, won […]