Author: Katherine Stansfield
Genre: Crime, Mystery & Thriller
Rights: World English
Pub. Date: 23rd March 2017
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Cornwall, 1844. On a lonely moorland farm not far from Jamaica Inn, farmhand Shilly finds love in the arms of Charlotte Dymond. But Charlotte has many secrets, possessing powers that cause both good and ill. When she’s found on the moor with her throat cut, Shilly is determined to find out who is responsible, and so is the stranger calling himself Mr Williams who asks for Shilly’s help. Mr Williams has secrets too, and Shilly is thrown into the bewildering new world of modern detection.
'Beautifully realised . . . Stansfield manages to create a dark and macabre atmosphere that feels fresh and original' The Times (Historical Fiction Book of the Month)
'Full of dark wisdom and mystery. A thoroughly good read'Paula Brackston, author of The Witch’s Daughter
'An enticing adventure of a novel, rich in beautifully realised period detail'Kate Hamer, author of The Girl in the Red Coat
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