This medieval church is the setting for the first murder in the opening scenes of Dark Winter.
“There are fresh shrieks as this shadow springs from the open-mouthed House of God: a streak of silver in its left hand, stains upon the handle, damp upon the breast . . . McAvoy has no time to raise his hands. He sees the blade rise. Fall.”DARK WINTER
Hull, East Yorkshire. Two weeks before Christmas an elderly man – the only survivor of a fishing trawler tragedy 40 years before – is found murdered at sea.
In a church, a young girl who is the last surviving member of a family slaughtered during the conflict in Sierra Leone, is hacked to death with a machete.
Someone is killing sole survivors in the manner they had escaped death. And it falls to Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy of Humberside CID to find out who.
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