For Death Comes Softly, Paperback
4 out of 5 (1 rating)


The fourth and most compelling novel from one of the most exciting new crime writers to emerge in recent years, Fanatical love, dangerous obsession and a terrible deadly secret...Detective Chief Inspector Rose Piper flees to a remote island off the North Devon coast for a much-needed break, her marriage over.

Unexplained events on the island put Rose's life in danger - but throw her into the path of Robin Davey, charismatic owner of the island.

When further tragedy pushes Robin and Rose together, Rose succumbs to an obsessive love affair.

But she begins to fear that her preoccupation with her personal life is affecting the case she is working on. And what are the sinister secrets about the island and about the man she is involved with?


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780099280897



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I went to London and discovered Hilary Bonner(and a few other new(to me) great mystery authors). She has published at least 8 books though they may not be published in US or Canada. They should be easily available on the Internet. She is a combination of what I would call the charm of Agatha Christie and the relentless psychological tension created by Ruth Rendell or Minette Walters. I read the book in one sitting and then I went back to the bookstore for more of her books. This is great escapist reading and we all need that from time to time.

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