Ed James: The Hope That Kills

the hope that kills, murder in common, ed james, june lorraine roberts

 

Murdered Sex Workers

Lost Daughter

 

It’s the work that keeps DI Fenchurch going, and when the body of a young woman is found without a clue to her identity, he digs in. She is about the age of his missing daughter Chloe, gone for 10-years. The pain and anxiety killed his marriage and could yet take him under.

When another woman is found murdered he knows he’s onto something bigger.

Fenchurch doesn’t exhibit the stay away, loner of someone in such pain. He has a great team and (surprisingly) a decent boss. All of them bring life and depth to the pages.

It takes awhile for things to get moving in this story but Ed James has created a likeable detective who feels authentic.

~ June Lorraine

 

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