Blood Atonement (Nigel Barnes #2)
Genealogist Nigel Barnes’s second case leads him into the dark heart of the Mormon church and a gruesome, century-oldsecret.
Detective Chief Inspector Grant Foster is called to a homicide at the home of a single mother inQueensPark,London. Her throat has been cut from ear to ear and her body dumped in the garden. Her daughter and only child, Naomi, who has just turned f
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Waddell's second book, Blood Atonement, is every bit as gripping as the first--and a little bit more. Here we have Inspector Foster returning to duty after a recovery period that resulted after injuries sustained in the wrap-up of Th...more
There is a serial killer theme to BLOOD ATONEMENT, although initially it's only Detective Grant Foster who sees the parallels between the death of Katie Drake, and the disappearance of h...more
The modern mystery is nice and twisty and has its roots in the past. Once again Nigel is hired to do his bit to help the police discover a motive, a pattern and possibly a list of suspects/list of potential victims.
Nigel is charming as always. Foster is chafing under the restrictions placed on him as he comes back to work; with his boss, Harris, being just as...more
Nigel, the genealogist, and Grant, the detective, are both back and so is Grant's partner (and Nigel's love interest). When a woman is found dead in h...more
I really enjoyed this book.
This one looked into Mormon fundamentalists and was quite an eye opener.
Looking forward to the next instalment of the series.