‘Dark Houses’ by Helen H. Durrant. A vicious murderer makes the case personal for Oldston’s Police.

The body of a young girl is found in an empty house, horrifically disfigured, raped and murdered before being left suspended from the ceiling. When DI Stephen Greco and his team are assigned the case, they find there are no clear motives for why anyone would want to hurt her. When a second body is found just one day later, and a series of taunting tweets start to appear on line, they have to face the fact that this is just the start. With no suspects, no trace evidence and a killer who seems to be laying a false trail around them, there doesn’t seem to be any way in which to track their killer. Continue reading “‘Dark Houses’ by Helen H. Durrant. A vicious murderer makes the case personal for Oldston’s Police.”

‘Daisy in Chains’ by Sharon Bolton – How do you convince the world of your innocence when everyone believes you guilty?

Hamish Wolfe is a ruined man, a former Doctor serving a life sentence for the murder of young women he met on line. And like all good serial killers, especially good looking and charismatic ones like Hamish he has ‘fans’, women who are convinced that someone as perfect as Hamish must be innocent. He also has a ‘support group’, led by his mother, who are determined to see justice done because, as Hamish maintains, he is innocent. Wrongly convicted and sent to prison for something he could not possibly have done. Continue reading “‘Daisy in Chains’ by Sharon Bolton – How do you convince the world of your innocence when everyone believes you guilty?”