The Shining Skull (Wesley Peterson #11)
Marcus Fallbrook was kidnapped in 1976 and when he never returned home, his grieving family assumed the worst. Thirty years later, teenage singing star Leah Wakefield has disappeared and DI Wesley Peterson has reason to suspect that the same k ...more
I am deeply impressed as to how well Ellis manages to come up with such intricate plots and was glued to my settee in order to finish this.
I think I've talked enough about the shortcomings of this series in the past. But I'll mention something new(ish): this time I thought this was the wrong book to read if you were looking for good police procedure - I can't believe that this is how anyone would handle a kidnapping.
However I guess the short answer (if there was a question) is that I'm not after pin point accuracy in lieu of a good yarn, and Kate Ellis can spin a decent yarn.
One of the things I like about this series in the thinly...more
The story is about 2 kidnappings 3o years apart. And the discovery a 2nd skeleton buried in coffin that is being relocated. The first kidnapping, 30 years ago, is of Marcus Fallbrook - he was 7 years old and never found
The 2nd kidnapping is of a young local teen celebrity, Leah, who is a singer. Some of the circumstances of Leash's kidnapping are similar to those of Marcus'
At the same time, Ne ...more