This week’s Friday read is Serpent’s Point by million-copy bestselling author Kate Ellis. This is the latest gripping novel starring Detective Inspector Wesley Peterson of the South Devon CID and archaeologist Neil Watson. The mystery centres around a large house on the headland called Serpent’s Point, which is the focus of local legend in South Devon. Wesley and this team find they have a complex investigation on their hands when a woman is found murdered on the coastal path by the house. Wesley’s friend Neil Watson is conducting an archaeological dig in the fields nearby and, together, Wesley and Neil begin to unravel shocking mysteries past and present about the historic property.
If you’re new to the series, you can expect an atmospheric setting, hugely loveable characters and an expertly crafted plot, which is guaranteed to keep you turning the pages!