Released on 24 April 2014.

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A white Christmas. Deepening snow isolated the village from the outside world. By the time the body in the vicarage was discovered, Byford was cut off altogether . . .

A domestic murder - Chief Inspector Lloyd thought it would be an open and shut case. But it turned out to be as complex and perplexing as his relationship with Sergeant Judy Hill.

And both of them seemed to be slipping from his grasp . . .

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First-rate trad trappings, consummate twist.
Sunday Times
All the essential ingredients of the best whodunnits
Daily Mail
Impeccable plotting, alibi- and clue-weaving - an accomplished story that touches the heart
Mail on Sunday